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CHOCOLATE - Part 2 (in which I taste-test some Japanese and British fondants/nibbly things)

On a personal note, this last week has been a bit crazy (Partner and I have separated, which was a little unexpected, but everything’s amicable, so I’m doing fine). 1,466 more words

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Puchke and the IM tip

This post is dedicated to my cat Puchke. If you are wondering how he figures in a  blog about baking, read on. Actually, I should correct the first sentence. 632 more words

Bake #21 ... Clotted Cream Toffee

After a 70th birthday party that involved a cream tea, there was a lot of leftover clotted cream. Rather than making more scones, I wanted to try something more unusual to use up this glut. 94 more words



today i played with sugar. i played with sugar in a way i’ve never played with sugar before and i have to say that i loved it. 821 more words


CHOCOLATE. The weird, the wonderful, and a deep cultural analysis of Kit-Kats… (Part 1!)

Since everyone who is in possession of tastebuds loves chocolate, I thought it might be interesting to research the various Japanese and British chocolatey offerings that are available, and see how they compare. 2,230 more words

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