Tag Archive 'friands'

Almond & Berry Friands

I have two friand sheets with 9 moulds each.  This recipe usually makes twelve so I do six in each to ensure things bake evenly.

Butter your moulds well, then

1/2 cup cake (plain) flour with
1 1/2 cups icing sugar


1 cup freshly ground almonds


1 tspns vanilla extract
175g of butter, gently melted
6 lightly beaten free range egg whites [...]

Smugglers and Berried Treasure

This morning when I got up, I already knew what kind of a day it was going to be.  All night the wind howled as our timber frame house creaked and rocked around me like a reaver’s lugger.  I didn’t actually need to open my eyes as I rolled out of my berth (sorry, bed) [...]