Clandestine Cake Club and Tres Leches Cake – Take 2

I’ve joined the Clandestine Cake Club, also known as CCC, to encourage me to bake different things and it’s an excuse to sit around eating and talking cake! The last theme was around the world in 80 cakes and inspired me to try the disastrous Natas Cake, after that failure I decided to have another shot at the Tres Leches. I wanted to make a better presented one, I decided to make two which I would stack and decorate with some fancy pipping. The plan was simple enough…

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Making Arepas with my Colombian Uncle

It is said G makes the best arepas in his whole family. Now, I’ve only ever tasted his, but I believe it because they are delicious! Arepas are a staple part of Colombian gastronomy, like our bread here. You could probably classify them as a flat bread made from maize. They eat them for breakfast and/or dinner with whatever you have to hand or like. Again, like bread. G likes his with fried eggs, my aunty likes hers with avocado and cheese. I have been nagging G to teach me to make them for sometime and this weekend he did!

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