Angel Food of Blackberries

Blackberry season has sprung up once more.  Late August is when they finally ripen to perfection and this seems to be a damn fine year for them.  Seriously, they’re huge.  Something must be done with them, something delicious.  Like Cake.  Angel food cake specifically.  It’s simple to make, guaranteed to make a splash at parties and with lots of room to add ingenuity.DSCF2619

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In Defence of Gluten

And we’re back after a couple of unexpected weeks away.  What better time to dive into controversy?  Gluten, the devil food.  The foodstuff that will no doubt cause the end of all civilization and the Judas to all bakers everywhere.  No one in their right mind would go anywhere near it…  No wait, I got my notes mixed up, those statements apply to cakepops, gluten is awesome and I’ll not hear anything against it. Continue reading