Since I was a child, I did not enjoy orange flavoured candy or anything orange flavoured to be honest. Be it juice, cake, gummy bears, biscuits and even the orange flavoured Flintstones vitamins, were unpleasant to me. Growing up, I felt as if I was going to indulge myself, it might as well be something richer, more decadent because for some reason every time I tried an orange cake, cookie or biscuit, the flavour was either underwhelming or too bitter for my taste. Later on,
Since I started baking for Les Etages, a wonderful little cocktail bar in the heart of the Marais neighbourhood, I got a chance to try out a lot of different cake recipes from my favourite blogs and Instagram accounts, experiment with recipes, get feedback from the clients and observe their decision making processes while they're picking out which cake to indulge in. As anyone can imagine, the way the cakes are decorated and how appetising or interesting they look play a role
Hi! My name is Zeynep and I'm a historian turned private chef, recipe developer, photographer and food blogger living in Aachen, Germany.