Vacances en Europe

polenta cake

Arrived back in England on Friday to find my 80-year old parents practicing their Italian, in readiness for our vacation in Sicily next week. Spent the weekend in Cambridge with my sister and her family; roller blading,  zip lining, Segway-ing around a local forest and baking cakes. My polenta, grapefruit, orange, honey and marscapone cake- which I copied off the TV show The Great British Bake Off, was supposed to be ‘sugar free’, but turned out to have a whole jar of honey in it!  I accidentally  roasted the little cake in a ferocious and uncontrollable Aga oven – a posh version of an old British farm stove. But somehow it was still very edible (probably thanks to all the sugar).  I feel blessed to have a family that always makes me feel so much at home.

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. mary lou says:

    Made my little mouth water.

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  2. Jamie says:

    The cake pic looks amazing. Have fun in Italy and hopefully we get pics of your adventures in Italy with your family.

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  3. Jamie says:

    ps. pics of adventures in England are welcome too!

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