READY, STEADY, BAKE: Norwegian Spiced Chocolate Cake

I first came across this recipe at the beginning of last year when I followed the heady scent of cinnamon buns to the Truman Brewery for Nordicana.  While there I picked up Norwegian – American Food Anthropologist Signe Johansen’s book, Scandilicious.  This was the first recipe from the book that I had tried and the video documents the first time I tried it.  It was a great success so I’m henceforth marking it as my fail safe go-to when there’s a celebration to be had!

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Happy days and adventure pending

Last weekend I was able to take a break from job hunting to join my friends Clare and Keith to celebrate their wedding day. The rain poured and the wind howled but nothing could dampen the happy couple’s joy as they exchanged their vows in City Hall and danced the night away in beautiful Belfast Castle. It was a special day and I felt very privileged to be able to share such an exciting moment with my friends.

autumn wedding

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