What do these have to do with each other? Nothing. Absolutely nothing, other than the fact that I made them both, ate them both and loved them both.
The breakfast sandwich was inspired by the fact that I found paninis on sale for 15 pence. I scrambled an egg with fresh spinach and sliced cherry tomatoes and put it on top of two slices of farm-assured salami from Waitrose.
The cherry chocolate cake is a recipe from Daily Garnish, so all credit goes to Emily! The only changes I made were to the flax “egg” and applesauce. Flax is a no for me, so I used two eggs, and I didn’t have applesauce so I used one very ripe medium-sized banana and mashed it up. Also, for some reason my oven is super hot so I baked these for only 20 minutes rather than 30. They are PERFECT.
I’m not a baker, and I rarely make sweets, but this is definitely at the top of my list in terms of desserts.
On the menu for this week is a sweet corn chowder inspired by a soup I bought at Whole Foods a couple weeks back, and also a crab spaghetti inspired by my recent trip to Jamie Oliver’s restaurant.
See you tomorrow with yet another recap from Rome!