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lemon curd

or: This post may or may not need a more reverential tone from me During the Queen’s jubilee (not sure jubilee is capitalised but in case it is, Jubilee – also, can I say ‘Queen’?), I decided to break my … Continue reading

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mac and cheese (minus the cheese)

Yes that is a misleading title. I just needed a pretext to talk about some macarons I made, and the above seems good enough. Little known fact about me: I’ve never had mac and cheese. I will though. Tomorrow. But I … Continue reading

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meringue

The story isn’t new: girl decides to make custard, girl is left with lots of egg whites, girl doesn’t know what to do with them, girl trawls the internet in search of a good recipe, girl ends up making the … Continue reading

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blogobirthday

So what better way of celebrating this here blog’s first birthday than by wishing everyone a happy new year? NONE. So Happy New Year, everybody. I know I haven’t posted for well over a month, but well, blame daylight savings. … Continue reading

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meringue challenges

So, it’s that time of the month again. Daring Bakers day. Word of warning – this is a long post. If you are not a fan of my ramblings I suggest you scroll down for the recipe and pictures, or … Continue reading

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marzipan ice cream

So I did it. I finally did it. I made my own dessert from scratch. Rather I assembled my own flavour composition from scratch. That’s right. All the recipes for the individual components were borrowed from other people, but the … Continue reading

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fresh fraisiers with gooseberries

As last month’s Daring Bakers challenge was a) awesome and b) fun to make, I was a bit worried that this month’s might not measure up in terms of tastynessnessness. When I finally read what the challenge was, I could … Continue reading

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birthday cake (belated)

A few years ago I started learning to dance Tango with an Argentinean couple. Their names were Oscar and Gladys, and they had moved from Argentina and would teach tango lessons (the cool kind, not the ballroom kind) in the evenings. … Continue reading

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birthday macarons

Another post about macarons. Yes yes I am a one trick pony but it’s fun. I made these for the office. While thinking about making them I struck up an email conversation with the BraveTart (yes another link to her … Continue reading

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citrus curd

This week has been quite busy; besides work, I offered to make macarons for Nancy, who was preparing a birthday party for her mother. She wasn’t going to have the time to make them herself, so I offered to do … Continue reading

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