Its my nature. I can’t leave things be. I like it like that so bear with me. Not satisfied with having witnessed stroopwaffels being made by experts, I decided that I would try it at home – without a proper stroopwafel maker. And try I did. Verdict later!
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!)
This post is a scheduled one being posted from my holiday hotel, as I check in online…..to return home, from an amazing week in Barbados. I hope you enjoy it. Stroopwaffles are a common sight in shops, stalls and even vending machines all over the Netherlands. The average dutch person consumes 20 of these waffles each […]
This is my entry for Mr P’s re-invent the Lamington challenge and in celebration of Australia Day today.
As soon as she opened the jar to show me what they looked like, I found myself breathing in the fragrance of my Nigerian childhood (while standing in a Parisian shop on a cold February day): hot, sweaty, scented days; all the intensity of my youth, captured in a few black Tonka beans.
One recipe. Numerous sources of inspiration. 4 cookies.
Does this really exist? As in Scottish High tea? Or is this another adorable Scottish fable….like the Haggis sheep? Personally, I don’t know what to make of it…considering that when I did a Google search, I got a mix of responses. One, which had me reeling with laughter. Perhaps it does exist…after all…and is not a mere figment […]
Upside down cakes….I love ’em. The first one I ever had was a pineapple upside-down cake. That was long before I became allergic to some varieties of pineapple. Yes, allergic.
Cakes fit for a Princess. With frosting to match. Turning four is no easy feat and we celebrated by having a kid’s version of our street party. I decided to make loads of pink cupcakes, frosted with Chocolate cream and decorated with hagelslag. This post is all about the frosting…. my amazing Creme Fraiche frosting. Tasty, glossy and immediately spreadable – where […]