Easter Hot Cross Doughnut Holes

Easter Hot Cross Doughnut Holes | The Laughing Table (1 of 1)

What’s not to love about Easter? Pastel colours, tiny, fluffy animals, family get-togethers, happy children, Cadbury Mini Eggs and chocolate treasure hunts… Dreams are basically made of this stuff. Which makes it the perfect holiday to celebrate with children or, if you don’t have any of those handy, to act like children. Paint some eggshells, […]


Creamy Chocolate Cashew Milk

Cashew Chocolate Milk | The Laughing Table

Chocolate cashew milk is my new favorite addition. As a lactose-intolerant person, I often crave diary but have to curb the impulse. Sometimes, when I was younger, I would forget I couldn’t have lactose. One memorable time, I ordered a milkshake at one of those amazing dinners with almost-too-thick-to-drink-from-a-straw milkshakes in classic flavors like chocolate […]


Triple Chocolate Cake with Coconut Caramel Jam

Triple Chocolate Mourning Cake

It was my dad’s birthday the other day. He would have been 66 but he wouldn’t have looked it. I have never met, nor expect to meet, someone as vital as my father. When I was young I thought he was something magic, a shape shifter, a wizard maybe, something elemental and impossible to tame. […]