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Catching up

It’s been a wee while since the last post – but never fear, for I have not stopped in the kitchen!

I haven’t got photos of everything I’ve done in the last 6 months – lots of bread, incidental cookies, ice cream, cakes, the like – just the odd one here and there. 93 more words

Baking Pictures

Go shorty, it's your birthday

Saturday was my birthday, I turned 44.  I like to make a big deal about my birthday, I always try to make it a fun occasion, and in my family we do birthdays big, so there are always plenty of people around to make the day special. 


This weekend's dessert

I have yet to manage to bake a nice, fluffy, light brioche. For now I have a pretty good orange blossom water brioche cake. It is veeeeeery light in orange blossom water: you can try to add more but be careful of the solid-liquid ingredients balance in… 228 more words



After a saga of AWOL kitchens, nervous cooks and crowded houses I decided to make my own birthday dinner for friends.

Loving a theme as much as I love all food I wracked my brain for my personal foodie highlights on which to base my meal. 756 more words


Although brioche is made in the same way as bread it has the richer aspect of a pastry (thanks to the addition of eggs, butter, milk or cream and sometimes sugar) and in terms of French cuisine it is classified as… 763 more words


All Hail The King

The Good King Tavern opened a few months ago off South Street (in the old Chick’s cafe space) with a focus on a casual, French inspired menu. 286 more words


An Intimate Maple Dinner + Maple Bourbon Bread Pudding

Last night I had the opportunity to bake for a small group of six.  It was humbling and rewarding.  The chef I was working under created everything you’re about to see, except the dessert, which I was lucky enough to create and am lucky enough to be able to share with you. 1,778 more words