Archive for April, 2010
Ser*en*dip*i*ty (noun) Not finding what one is searching for, but finding something better. Kate says: I love this word. Not only because of its dictionary meaning, but also because it sounds like the kind of life I’d like to have: Serene with a little dipity added! (You’ll find the above lines on her blog!)
‘Guilty as charged, Your Honour.’ ‘What is the charge, accused?’ ‘Well, Your Honour, it was 4 weeks ago when I promised the defendants some recipes from a now-distant trip to Barbados’. ‘And why have you kept them waiting so long?’ ‘Well, Your Honour, since then 1) The pain in my right, writing hand has come […]
This International Pizza Pie party could have gone either way for me. I guess I have Eyjafjallajökull aka the Icelandic volcano to thank for completing it.
It was a year ago, almost to this day, when I gave up watching TV, for good. The good news is one year later, I’m back. But why did I let go in the first place? Well, this – my hiding place, my lab, my joy, my blog. For me…and for you (if you want, […]
God created the world But the Dutch created Holland (Descartes or Voltaire, I can’t find out for sure who!) Of course I have my own saying to add….. God created the world, But Ladurée and Pierre Hermé ‘created’ Macarons (This is all me!)
……Stories from a crazy cook’s holiday! Weeks later my eyes are still awash with white and magenta sand grains, bleu celeste waters and the heat, oh the heat! Why Barbados?
Did I mention they were Upside down! The pies? Lovingly made from delicious mini chocolate caramel eggs, from Gatwick airport. Purchased on our way to Barbados and hidden till our return, even though I know the kids may not have liked them but better safe than sorry!