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Hojicha Eton Mess

Or what I did with my first ever stash of hojicha. Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Hojicha Co. who sent me some hojicha powder. The recipe, images and opinions shared are mine. Thank you for supporting brands that I trust as they support Kitchen Butterfly Thinking roasted and crunchy meringues meeting sweet, soft cream, crisp Asian pear finished […]

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23 Ways With Chocolate: White, Milk and Dark

This is a celebration of the spoken about chocolate, most spoken about, beloved, celebrated and I do that to every shade from the loved – milk, dark; to the one people often argue is real or imagined or not – white. I am an equal opportunity chocolate lover, enjoying every shade Here is a collection […]

Baking, Recipes

Double Chocolate ‘Oven’ Cake

Years ago, I turned some leftover pancake batter into a skillet bake that still wows me with both the randomness with which Imade it and its deliciousness. I called it a double chocolate oven cake and served it with some delightful lemon posset. What does it taste like? Look like? Crunch and cream is how […]

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A Lemony List – 40 Things to do with Lemons

I don’t use lemon and lime interchangeably, no sir. They have such different profiles and I like to keep each special. For instance, I haven’t yet met a lemon and mango combo that I like. Lime and mango, however? Take me home, baby! Sometimes I think I love both of them equally and then lemons […]

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Lemon Curd 3.0

Yes, we’re on take 3 of lemon curd. Take 1 was making it in a bain marie, standing up and whisking endlessly till the curd formed Take 2 was Engeline’s lesson – put all the ingredients together and whisk slowly. Take 3? The ‘reverse creaming’ method is what I like to call it from Fine […]

Baking, Recipes

Lemon Skillet Cake with Almonds

A simple to make and delicious cake in the manner of pound cake but following a recipe the landlady at our Airbnb in Rome gave us, 10 years ago. It was soooooo good and it has become a firm favourite in our home. What I like is you can vary the flavours and the type […]

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Lemon puree

For me, the best lemon puree starts with the best lemons – and I defer to organic, unwaxed lemons. I’ll share some steps to take if you have lemons that are waxed, not organic – don’t worry. One of my biggest approaches to food is exploring how much of the whole ingredient I can use […]