All posts tagged: food

You know you love food when…

I don’t know about you, but I’m that person who wakes up today and wonders what’s for dinner tomorrow. An unnecessary amount of my day is spent thinking about food. I love food. I love eating food, I love talking about food, I love (and it’s not weird), watching people while they eat their food (…it’s……research, not…weird, Jessica. Research). In fact, now that I think about it, the majority (and by majority, I mean all) of the significant relationships and friendships I have ever had were founded on food because, all the best relationships just are. And I feel like I don’t get to talk about food and eating as much as I would like, and it’s just not fair when I stop to think about it…which is more often then I’m willing to admit publicly. The thing is, a love of food causes problems. You start to assume other people feel the same way you do, and it’s a nasty shock to the system when you realise this isn’t true. I once worked with …

Carrot Cake Cupcakes…

I love, like LOVE cake. Especially when it’s homemade – I mean, really and truly if there is a person out there who doesn’t love a fresh-out-the-oven cake, I don’t want to meet them (unless it’s to tell them how wrong they are). Carrot cake is a personal favourite, so I figured I’d go right ahead and share a little carrot cupcake with cream cheese frosting recipe. Before you get into it, here’s what you should know: I have NO idea how many calories are in this thing…! I don’t think of edible things that way (sorry…?). But it’s safe to say, it’s probably not low calorie, or low fat, or massively healthy. It’s cake! It’s a treat. It’s not like you’re going to eat the entire batch by yourself (unless you are…not gonna judge)…so…let’s be sensible about it mkay? Great! This recipe made me 24 cupcakes. Ingredients: 250g self-raising flour. 200g light brown sugar. 200g caster sugar. 60g ground almonds 300g grated carrots X2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 350ml vegetable oil 4 medium eggs X1 …