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Dorie Greenspan's Summer Vegetable Tian

Cook the Book Fridays: Summer Vegetable Tian from Everyday Dorie

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s latest cookbook, Everyday Dorie and is one of my favourite French summer recipes (so much so that I even included a version in my book !) So, a “tian” huh? You may not be familiar with the name, but if you’ve seen the […]

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Dorie Greenspan's Crème Brûlée Tart

Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Crème Brûlée Tart

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was a brilliant mashup – crème brûlée in a tart? Yes please! Because I’m home and cooking/ baking more often these days, I’ve been minifying like crazy – especially now that my virtual cooking camp has started, I’m conscious that I only have *so much* […]

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Things I learned from falling by Claire Nelson book cover

Summer Reads: Things I learned from falling

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Ever wonder what you would do if you were lost in the desert with very little likelihood of being found? Claire Neslon found herself in exactly this position in 2018 and Things I Learned From Falling is […]

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My Four Seasons in France by Janine Marsh book cover

French Fridays: My Four Seasons in France

Hello and Happy French Friday!  Today I’m looking at a book many of you may be interested in simply for the fact that it’s set in France and it doesn’t look like many of us will be travelling to France this summer –  it’s the perfect armchair travel read! From the publisher: A little over […]

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Slice of Mixed Berry Crumble Tart with ice cream

Mixed Berry Crumble Tart

Summer means berries! Every summer, no matter where I am I consume copious amounts of berries – mostly I buy them with the intention of baking with them but instead they get eaten before they make it to the kitchen! Last week I bought some berries which were quite firm and not ideal for eating […]

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Dorie Greenspan Almond Butter and Fudge Brownies from Dorie's Cookies

Tuesdays with Dorie (Dorie’s Cookies): Almond Butter and Fudge Brownies

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Dorie’s Cookies was a simplebrownie recipe, elevated to the next level with a layer of fudgey frosting and chocolate ganache on top. Dorie says: I am immune to peanut butter’s common charms. If I couldn’t have another peanut butter cup for the rest of my life, I’d be […]

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