Food

A Note on Measurements

A Note on Measurements

Having previously lived in two countries, England and Sweden, moving recently to my third, the Netherlands, I well appreciate that the commonly utilised units of measurement differ between countries and provide, therefore, considerable consternation when it comes to cooking in general, and baking in particular. I recently posted a recipe for a Swedish kladdkaka – a sticky chocolate cake –…

A Swedish Kladdkaka Recipe

A Swedish Kladdkaka Recipe

Kladdkaka translates from Swedish into English as ‘sticky cake’. The name refers to a chocolate cake that uses relatively little flour in relation to its quantities of sugar, butter and egg. Owing to this, to the mixing of the ingredients, and to the cooking time, the result is something with a sticky centre. It is a popular cake made often…