Cakes

strawberry basil cashew cheesecake

strawberry basil cashew cheesecake

  Ok, wow. I’ve never tried this type of cake before, but now I think I’ve been converted into a worshipper of the raw cheesecake gods. Raw cashew “cheesecakes” are a relatively new phenomena that have appeared in the past years, especially with the rising […]

grapefruit upside down polenta cake

grapefruit upside down polenta cake

  ‘Tis the season not for apple pie and spiced wine, but for bright citrus and the fruits of summer. After all, what screams summer more than the vibrancy of citrus fruits. Nobody ever refused a glass of ice-cold lemonade on a hot summer’s day, […]

apple tahini bread

apple tahini bread

  When I first chanced upon this recipe from Kale and Caramel on Pinterest, it was an immediate save. However, as the months passed, I never ended up baking it. Does that ever happen to you? I tend to hoard recipes in my personal collection, and then […]

gjelina’s kabocha, olive oil, and dark chocolate loaf

gjelina’s kabocha, olive oil, and dark chocolate loaf

This isn’t your grandma’s pumpkin cake. This cake is something else, something better, a new version of the ubiquitous pumpkin spice loaf that seems to appear in bakeries nationwide during the fall season. First of all, it’s not pumpkin, but kabocha squash. If you’ve never tried […]