Yule Log – Perfect Cake to Welcome Santa!!!

One of my favourite festivals is just around the corner. I love Christmas because it is filled with the warmth of the loved ones against the chill in the air, it is filled with festivity and positivity and last but not the least it is a festival for the sweet tooth! One such cake that I love baking and decorating is the Yule log or the Buche De Noel as it is called in the European countries. This cake is actually a swiss roll or a roulade made from sponge filled with a sweet filling and decorated to resemble a log of wood. Continue reading “Yule Log – Perfect Cake to Welcome Santa!!!”

Its a Topsy Turvy World!!!

Some of you would have watched this sci-fi series on Netflix called ‘Stranger Things’. For those of you who haven’t, its a thriller series that talks about another parallel universe that exists in the upside down and that isn’t normal. While watching that series, a thought struck me that there is an upside down world in baking as well and that is absolutely normal, delicious and desirable! Yes I am talking about the Tarte Tatins and upside down cakes of the sweet world! Some baker out there thought out of the box and created this absolute delicacy called the upside down cake! After all what philosopher Edward De Bono said is so true, “ Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way”. Continue reading “Its a Topsy Turvy World!!!”