The word “cake” was borrowed from the Vikings. They called round and dense sweetened bread “kaka”. Kakas were given to people as tokens of appreciation and love. And because the ingredients used were usually hard to come by and expensive.
In between traditional lemon cake and banana bread, this recipe will bring together fans of both delicacies. The lemon and poppy seed combination is also a great classic that works superbly well on the plate to delight both the eyes and the mouth. A real treat!
Christmas is a beloved holiday in the tropical Jamaica even though there’s no snow. In fact, with the Caribbean being a very christian region, Christmas is the most celebrated holiday of the year! And it’s not a Jamaican Christmas until the entire family comes together and enjoys their Christmas dinner followed by a slice of rich chocolate cake with fruits. The responsibility of the baking this cake is given to the best baker/cook in the family.
Did you know that the very first fruit eaten on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission was a peach? Or that the peach is 2.6 million years old – one of the oldest fruits ever? Never mind – we’re “just” using it for a cake today. Without using an oven at all.
Beta-carotene, which is found in abundance in carrots, not only ensures a beautiful complexion, but is also known to support our eyesight. It can be converted by our body into vitamin A, which is needed, among other things, for light-dark vision. Today we are baking a delicious Aargau carrot cake.