Author Archives: Laura

Bailey’s Chocolate Cake. No, really.

So, last week I had the best idea I’ve ever had. What if I make a chocolate cake, I thought, instead of finishing my day’s writing? And what if I glaze that cake, twice? With chocolate glaze AND with Bailey’s … Continue reading

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Cran-Apple Yogurt Cake

Here is an eggless cake in celebration of two fruits that are readily available in temperate-climate winters: cranberries and apples. The yogurt gives it a bit of weight, but it still rises nicely. And it’s not too sweet, which helps … Continue reading

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Cashew-Balsamic Dressing

So, New Year’s Day. You might be resolving to cook new dishes, cut back on take-out meals, eat more salad. Or not. Either way, here’s a really easy one to start off the year. Almost too easy to blog about, … Continue reading

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Raisin and Caraway Risotto

I’m a sucker for summer risotto: local asparagus, courgette flowers, fresh tomatoes off the vine. Unfortunately, as the London rain has been reminding me, it isn’t summer any more. But the colder months don’t have to mean the loss of … Continue reading

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Hello!

Welcome to Dissertation Delicacies, home of delicious delicious procrastination. We are a group of graduate students who, when we aren’t furiously reading and writing, will be blogging here about our food adventures. We’ll each be bringing our own style to … Continue reading

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