Portobello Loaf (Earl Grey Olive Oil Cake) by Gourmigz
The essence of English tea time
Like all of Gourmigz’ incredible olive oil cakes, the Portobello Loaf is tasty, flavorful, and very moist. It’ll be an instant hit in your home!
TASTING NOTES FROM THE CURATOR
Take your tastebuds to London this time, with this Earl Grey olive oil cake named for Portobello Road, found in the English capital. It was inspired by the chef’s trips to Notting Hill with his family.
The sweet, bitter, floral notes characteristic of Earl Grey tea is prominent in this loaf. It has a balanced taste, and is incredibly moist. It’s delicious, capturing the essence of traditional English tea time.
PREPARATION AND PAIRINGS
The Portobello Loaf by Gourmigz is not overly sweet, making it the perfect dessert to an elaborate and special dinner, where rich food is served. Pair it with a Merlot, and you have yourself the best meal-ender.
Of course, you don’t have to wait for a nice dinner with all your friends to enjoy this loaf. Have it for merienda, with a nice cup of tea. Perhaps Earl Grey, to bring out its flavor even more? It’s absolutely perfect for when you’re wanting something sweet but not cloying. This’ll definitely hit the spot.
A KITCHEN WITH A HEART
Miguel David—or Migz, as he is lovingly called, picked up baking during the pandemic, as most did. But he stood out. He ventured into olive oil cakes, something he had never done or even had before. Without knowing how it would turn out, he dove headfirst, and found himself swimming in success.
GourmigzAtHome is his online business that was born because he loved to make food, and he loved feeding people. He wanted his food in people’s bellies, and in their hearts. His kitchen, after all, is filled with love, using only the freshest ingredients, and supporting local businesses and markets.
Keep olive oil cakes in an airtight container, either at room temperature or in the refrigerator. It will last for about 7 days at room temperature, and around 16 days in the refrigerator.