Macaron buddies, if you’ve ever had disasters whilst macaron-making; this is your moment of joy! Look no further for you will no longer have to bin them or eat them grudgingly or be annoyed at how cracked up they are.
Month: January 2010
The Dutch would say, ‘zij is dol op stoofperen’ (If my Dutch is any good), meaning, ‘she is crazy about poached pears’. And I am. As is my husband. And a few of our friends. Actually, many of our friends. They’re probably my most cooked fruit this season, along with kumquats and I estimate I’ve […]
You can hear the pride in my voice – ‘It happened at the gym’, I say as I hobble about in my sneaker-clad feet. That way, no one can curse me for having a fat behind and not doing anything about it. Well perhaps, except P, my esteemed colleague, who lets me know I look […]
Things are rarely what they seem (and people for that matter), skimmed milk masquerades as cream…as does 3.5% Turkish yogurt, which is to die live for….My addiction! Moving on, the story I bring you is certainly a case of not judging a book by its cover….
A tale of Macarons, with a very happy and steady ending!
That’s how the Dutch describe this event people like me, who come only to watch the proceedings….and not take part! We do it voor Spek en Bonen – for bacon and beans! Yep, that’s me :-). Would you take a dip in ocean waters….at 0 degrees centigrade?
For a few weeks now, we’ve been plagued with computer woes. Finally, after numerous repairs and re-installations, it died on us. Literally. But that was fine, we still had have a desktop, whose former residence was the study….upstairs. Now, it sits in the living room, next to the kitchen and all was going so well, […]
A very blessed and happy 2010 to you. A new year, a new decade. New hopes, dreams and desires…… I so wanted to write a long post today, complete with Oliebollen recipes, my New Year’s resolutions and more…..