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Lunch in The City: May 3-7 2010

Lunch in The City: May 3-7 2010

This was a short week with the bank holiday being on Monday but I still managed to get of the office twice this week for a short break. It was a very busy week so I didn’t have time to venture too far. – – […]

Cupcakes at Liberty

Cupcakes at Liberty

– It was an almost sunny Bank Holiday Monday so I decided to take myself to Liberty department store for an afternoon treat. I’d head they had cupcakes so I went for a taste test. The outside of the store is very pretty and the […]

Lattice Pie Crust: Second Attempt

Lattice Pie Crust: Second Attempt


I decided to make a Blueberry and Raspberry pie this time instead. The pie top came out much better than the first attempt. It looks like a lattice pie this time. The sweetness of the berries really came through.
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Lunch in the City

Lunch in the City

I’ve decided to start a new “feature” on American Cupcake. The one advantage of working in the City is there are a lot of small back roads that are home to independent sandwich bars, cafes and stores. It’s refreshing to try somewhere new. I get depressed when I […]

Squash and Chorizo Risotto

Squash and Chorizo Risotto

– I love risotto. It’s very versatile. The same basic recipe can be adapted into 20 different kinds of risotto. I’ve recently started to like butternut squash. It’s so bright, funny shaped and soft. – This is the basic recipe I used and the squash and […]