A plate piled high with profiteroles is sure to impress your Valentine, or anyone else you deem worthy of this sweet treat come February 14. The small cream puffs are light and airy, and when smothered with dark chocolate sauce and filled with vanilla ice cream, decadent and rich. 1,720 more words
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I’ve been a part-time Parisian for almost 20 years, but you wouldn’t know it if you judged my assimilation by how lightly I tread in high heels, how stylishly I toss a shawl over my shoulder or how capable I am of eating a croissant without covering myself in buttery crumbs. 891 more words
The cake for today’s challenge is supposed to be a tangerine-carrot cake but after a quick check in the fridge, I could only find lemons. Then I spied the last lonely parsnip and decided that I should keep going in this direction and change it all up. 235 more words
If an occupational health and safety co-ordinator walked past my desk right now, I’d probably get a stern talking to.
While true I don’t keep the cleanest of desks, the greater danger comes from the towering stack of cookbooks occupying one corner and threatening to topple if someone accidentally brushes against them. 1,021 more words