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    BAKING breads

    Pizza Bianca

    Pizza dough, stretched thin, sprinkled Greek oregano, salt and olive oil - no sauce.…

    June 16, 2015
  • BAKING cakes and sweet bakes CHOCOLATE

    Chocolate Cake

    I have a really good chocolate cake recipe on the blog, but this one’s a classic. The génoise forms the basis of this surprisingly simple cake. Making this reminded me that I don’t need…

    January 26, 2015
  • BAKING cookies

    Hazelnut Biscuits

    I’ve been enjoying reading The Complete Nose to Tail lately. It’s not only the fantastic recipes, but it’s Fergus Henderson’s writing that’s kept me hooked. It’s eloquent with an unmistakable British wit. And the…

    January 7, 2015
  • BAKING breads

    Pistachio, Apricot and Cardamom Kugelhopf

    I’m hoping to start a new Christmas Day tradition with this year’s kugelhopf. A kugelhopf is a yeasted cake or a rich bread, whichever way you’d like to see it, that adorns pastry shop windows…

    December 27, 2014
  • BAKING breads

    Kouign Amann

    Kouign Amann is a rich, buttery viennoiserie made with an unthinkable amount of butter and a generous sprinkling of sugar for a little sweetness and caramelisation. It’s crisp, flaky and caramelised on the outside…

    December 23, 2014
  • BAKING breads

    Rye Sourdough

    I made the most terrific rye sourdough I’ve made ever since I began making my own bread. Arjun and I made our first starter in Paris last year to be able to recreate the…

    December 22, 2014