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    BAKING breads

    Pizza Bianca

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

    June 16, 2015
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    Brioche Parisienne

    I’ve been fascinated by brioche even before I really knew what it was. I think it was the unusual shape of a brioche à tête that charmed me at first. It wasn’t until I moved to…

    June 6, 2014
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    I Made Croissants! (and other breads)

    I’m spoiled for good things in Paris with boulangeries on either side of my building, but a train ride across the Channel changes things quite drastically. Battling Paris withdrawals I’ve been investing most of…

    February 6, 2014
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    Zucchini and Thyme Pizza

    One of my favourite things to eat is a simple zucchini pizza with a sprinkling of thyme, doused in really good olive oil. Add a few slivers of marinated artichokes, and that’s even better.…

    March 14, 2012
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    Kouign Amann

    Last week, I was at Paris des Chefs – an event that had the best chefs and designers collaborate on creating food together. Watching them at work was awe inspiring. I was particularly influenced…

    February 3, 2012