Monthly Archives: November 2013

Birthday surprise – Crème Bavaroise!

And my birthday surprise is… Delicious crème Bavaroise (or Bavarian cream) with strawberries! That’s right! Now I know this isn’t a great picture and I do apologise. But as I have stated before, I am a terrible photographer. Anyhow, this … Continue reading

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Pecorino with white truffle honey, say what?

Today I stumbled upon a Christmas market just at the end of my street. I have seen the signs up so technically I didn’t really stumble upon it, I went. But it didn’t exactly turn out the way I expected! … Continue reading

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Well now, this isn’t Instagram…

…But still. This sandwich is gorgeous enough to be posted here. Short and sweet: the San Francisco-style sour dough is fresh. And I mean so fresh that I picked it up from the bakery, brought it home and now I’m … Continue reading

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Easiest chocolate cake on the planet: attempted, succeeded!

We’ve all heard this before, haven’t we? Ooh, trust me, this is truly the easiest chocolate cake on the planet! But then you need 3 eggs and you’ve just run out, you need a little baking powder and you forgot … Continue reading

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Carbonara – guess what, double cream!

Yeah, I said it. You know those people who tell you to make carbonara sauce without cream because it makes you fat? Or because you can make it just as creamy without it? Well I say to hell with them. … Continue reading

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Anolon Nouvelle!

So as to celebrate my launching of another blog – or rather, to celebrate the more obvious, that is, my 21st birthday in just a few days, I had this baby delivered to my door. And this, my dearest ones, … Continue reading

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Reminiscing – cheese, pistacchio and prune cake

My first post is going to have to be a reminiscing one, because I am sat at my laptop and not cooking. Naturally. But my fingers are burning to get started, so this is what I will do. When I … Continue reading

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