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Favourite posts this week

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:: Last night I made our rhubarb and ginger polenta cake, but this weekend I may try this strawberry and lemon version – sounds amazing.

:: I love washi tape :)

:: These crepes are possibly too beautiful to eat

:: I find Jack hugely inspiring – have you checked out her blog too?

:: This sounds like a lovely dessert, but anything with apricots works for me at the moment.

:: Beetroot Feta burgers – saves me getting a BBQ ;)

:: Found these guidelines for feeding children after a year interesting, but as with all baby advice take it with a pinch of salt (we also give C full fat dairy, for example).

:: Tin can ice cream? Genius!

:: Lastly, Clotilde is one of my all-time heroes :)

Have a lovely weekend!

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xoxo

Citrus polenta cake

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PEEK-A-BOO

Where are you?

No, I’m not talking to C, I’m talking to you Sunshine.

Seriously, it’s weeks like these that I wonder why we moved away from the South of France.┬áThe weather here is pathetic!

In order to fix this, in the only way I know how, let’s bake some sunshine into our lives.

Citrus Polenta Cake
serves 10

50g polenta
200g ground almonds
50g plain flour (I used wholemeal)
1 teaspoon baking powder
125ml olive oil
100g butter, melted and cooled
3 eggs
150g caster sugar
juice and grated zest of a lemon
juice and grated zest of an orange

Mix the polenta, ground almonds, flour and baking powder together in a large bowl.

Whisk the eggs and caster sugar until pale (with machine or by hand), then slowly whisk in the oil and then the butter.

Whisk in the almond and polenta mixture, then add the lemon and orange juices followed by the zests.

Transfer the mixture to a lined baking tin (I used 20cm/8″) and bake in a preheated oven 160 / gas mark 3 for approximately 45 mins.

The cake should be slightly underdone in the middle. Leave to cool in the tray for 10 mins before removing (and eating!). It’s difficult to wait, but worth it.

Enjoy!

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xoxo