Category Archives: Recipe

Cherry tomatoes, shallots & basil quinoa salad

I’ve been smitten with quinoa lately. This super-food has been quietly sneaking its way on my plate in the form of salads and desserts like the strawberry rhubarb compote with quinoa crumble I made the other day. I know I’m … Continue reading

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Matcha (green tea) éclairs

I am a great fan of Japanese pastry chef, Sadaharu Aoiki. He opened his first patisserie in Paris where he honed his skills before opening his pastisserie in Japan very much later. He is a master of French pastries and … Continue reading

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Homemade granola

I’m a breakfast sort of girl. It is probably the one meal that I cannot go without. While Sunday breakfasts tend to be fancy and indulgent, with the likes of pancakes and berries compote, eggs benedict, and baked Spanish eggs … Continue reading

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Lemon rosemary bundt cake

I have always admired bundt cakes . It is by far the simplest way of making a cake look fancier than it really is. Strangely though, I have only acquired my first bundt mould recently. I guess it just falls … Continue reading

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Gougères, French cheese puffs

Gougères are traditionally French cheese pâte à choux, savoury ones so to speak. While I tend to favour the sweeter variety of choux (like choux à la crème), I have taken a recent liking to these bite-sized savoury ones so … Continue reading

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