Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

It's time for carrot cake! There are many recipes out there but you definitely need to find your own delicious version. I've recipe tested quite a few but now I'm finally happy with my own version. In this recipe I had used olive oil instead of butter and also brown sugar instead of caster sugar for a more caramelised taste and spiced with gorgeous cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. I'm so glad to share it with you. Cake Ingredients: 3 eggs 200ml light extra virgin olive oil 160g brown sugar 3 carrots, grated (approx 280g) 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg Pinch salt 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp bi-carb soda 250g plain flour Cream Cheese Icing: 250g cream cheese, softene

My own Italy food tour!

There’s always excitement when planning a trip and this time even more so…my main focus was on food! Our first flight leg was a 14hr flight to Dubai then to Rome, let’s welcome typical plane food, questionable coffee and limited leg room but overall a good flight. When we finally arrived in the eternal city Rome, driving from the airport to our hotel was filled with so much excitement with a touch of travel exhaustion. Italian driving and traffic never change then you see why you’re in Rome again with the beauty of history surrounding you. No tmuch exploring on arrival as it was late and dinner was a glass of chianti wine, gorgeous handmade cacio e pepe pasta, carbonara, polipo con patate (o