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Apricot and Marzipan Tart

Apricot and Marzipan Tart

I had to ice my first fruitcake at the weekend after offering to bake his favourite cake to my father-in-law for his birthday. I don’t particularly like fruitcake so I had never made one before, and I had never iced a cake in my life. So a weekend of firsts, and at very short notice! I […]

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Stollen Tasting #2

Stollen Tasting #2

Welcome to our second Stollen tasting, with a surprising outcome, at least for me. Shop/Make: Bahlsen Edel-Marzipan Stollen Size/Weight: 500g Presentation/Attractiveness: 3 I’ve come to the conclusion it is hard to make a stollen look bad but it was slightly odd in that it looked a bit like a roll. Amount of Icing Sugar: 4 Very white looking all […]

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Stollen Tasting #1

Stollen Tasting #1

At last we have started the Stollen! Yay to us. It’s not happening a moment too soon but technically we are still in the holiday season, right? In France it is tradition to send your Happy New Year cards in January (instead of sending Christmas cards) so I am extending the holiday cheer a la […]

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Get Ready For A Stollen-Tasty Adventure

Get Ready For A Stollen-Tasty Adventure

I invite you to join the Frog family in our annual* Stollen tasting extravaganza. Over the next two weeks, we will be conducting a rigorous yet highly subjective tasting experiment, in which we will eat Stollen from a variety of shops and makes; each cake will go through a series of tests and our findings […]

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