Category Archives: recipes

chocolate roulade

SO, This week I did something a bit naughty – I pretty much pushed one of my friends into creating his own blog. That’s right. And all just to make sure I’m forced to post more often. So far it’s … Continue reading

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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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dare to make scones

So, Here is the latest installment of the sometimes exciting, sometimes not so much, Daring Bakers. This month the challenge was brought to us by someone called Audax Artifex. Well, I’m sure that’s not his name, but that’s his, let’s … Continue reading

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rye sourdough

So I missed the DB challenge in December. All the Christmas and New Year preparations (along with all the pre-christmas deadlines at work) ensured that I was unable to get a sourdough starter ready in time. In fact, I didn’t … 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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of trains and muffins and pierre hermé

Last weekend (or the one before last, the long one anyway) we tried to escape the noise of the Notting Hill Carnival by going to Paris. I hadn’t been there in almost ten years and had been looking forward to … Continue reading

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