This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi was the perfect re-entry into baking after vacation. Basically an orange-poppyseed loaf, this recipe was developed by Dorie for her husband Michael, after he and a friend brought some back from a café (after which the loaf is named) and asked her to replicate it. […]
I can’t EXACTLY say I made this week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen but I made a valiant attempt. Having arrived home from Haiti on Thursday morning around 1am, I certainly didn’t have any leftover champagne hanging around the house and was too tired to even think about […]
This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays from David Lebovitz’s My Paris Kitchen was actually a Bay Leaf Pound Cake with an orange glaze but I opted for a plain orange pound cake that David suggests. The bay leaf version involved infusing butter with bay leaves for a while and I thought that apart […]
Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! one a penny, two a penny, Hot cross buns! I’m a big fan of Easter because, well, chocolate and hot cross buns. I love a good breakfast bun and along with French viennoiseries, I’d say hot cross buns would be my absolute favourite way to start the day. I’ve […]
Those of you who have been following my blog for a while now will know that I am the master of minifying recipes – especially when it comes to dessert. You’ll know that since it’s only Neil and me at home, we can’t possibly eat all the food I make for the blog and you’ll […]
Duck. It’s one of those meats that many people put on their “too difficult to cook properly” list. Or they think it’s too gamey. For most of my life, I’ve been one of those people as well. My journey to slowly learning to like duck began in 2011 when Neil and I took part in […]
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