valentines

Passionfruit and berry cake with mascarpone icing, Mama ía

Passionfruit and Berry Cake with Mascarpone Icing, for St. Valentine’s Day

Passionfruit and berry cake with mascarpone icing, Mama íaTo be perfectly honest, this wasn’t going to be this week’s blog post. But life catches up with me every day, and St. Valentine’s Day caught up with me. Passionfruit and berry cake with mascarpone icing seemed very appropriate for the occasion. A day of love, a day of passion, right? So even though I don’t like posting two desserts in a (more…)

Chocolate Mousse Tower Cake

Chocolate Mousse Tower Cake, and a Weekend of Love

Chocolate Mousse Tower CakeThis is not the post I was going to do for this week. In fact, this post was not even planned. What was planned, and what is almost finished, (as you will soon see), is a different recipe, of one of my favorite tapas. But Matthew came home this weekend, almost by surprise (we had known for just a few days), and we had to celebrate. Add to it (more…)