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    Fashion Pastry

    We created three distinct and beautiful creations to reflect the work of fashion designers from Central St. Martins.…

    March 27, 2015
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    Puntarelle alla Romana

    This winter is all about bitters, citrus and rhubarb for me. It's also special because I encountered my my first ever puntarelle. …

    March 5, 2015
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    Pickled Rhubarb

    Forced rhubarbs are tender and a lot prettier than the summer variety, and are begging to be made into something beautiful.…

    March 4, 2015
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    Potato Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

    I joined a cookbook club in London yesterday. A lovely little informal group where everyone brings a book they’ve read and a little something to eat. I made my vanilla brown butter madeleines and…

    February 6, 2015

    Zürich Oerlikon Market

    View Slideshow [Let the page load completely before clicking to view slideshow.] After a few days in Alsace, we spent a weekend in Zürich with our friends. As always, on my agenda was a…

    January 28, 2015
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    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
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    Market Lunch: Jerusalem Artichoke Salad

    Jerusalem artichokes are one of my favourite root vegetables. These knobby roots are sweet, earthy  and taste like honey when roasted. I first spotted them when I moved to France. I asked a friend…

    January 20, 2015

    Chocolate Ice Cream

    This is the chocolate ice-cream I was talking about last week. The ice-cream base is special. It’s the kind that you don’t pour into the ice-cream maker to churn, but the kind you’ll have…

    January 14, 2015