I am a huge fan of choux pastry as evidenced by the amount of posts I have written about them on here… It’s my go-to “Impress your Friends” pastry – simply because it’s so easy to make and it makes a big impression on everyone when you bring them to the table… “You MADE these? […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was the perfect dessert to celebrate one year of French home-ownership. This was enjoyed after a simple, yet superb, dinner of roast chicken (the new oven passed the “roast chicken test”), roast potatoes and ratatouille enjoyed out on our terrace paired with a wonderful Tavel rosé. I wasn’t able […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe was a simple vanilla panna cotta served on top of a mango and lime purée. Panna cotta is one of those desserts that always looks/ sounds much harder than it actually is – in fact the only thing you really need to worry about is respecting the amount of […]
This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie post features gorgeous summer fruits in a dessert perfect for a warm summer’s evening (or, in this case, a cool-ish British summer night!). Made with Dorie’s simple sweet shortcrust pastry, the crust can either be rolled out or pressed into the tart pan (we used a glass pie dish because […]
I’m a little embarrassed to say that until a few weeks ago, I never really did much canning, preserving or jam-making. I have dabbled in it a little bit but to be honest, it kind of made me nervous. All that talk about the need to sterilize jars, the special equipment, the worry about making […]
Thanks to Penguin Canada, I have one copy of Amy Bronee’s The Canning Kitchen (I reviewed it here) to give away to one lucky Canadian reader! To enter, leave me a comment telling me what you’re looking forward to preserving or canning this summer? For a second bonus entry, tweet the following message: “(Canada) Win […]
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