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One Woman's Journey through Her Cookbooks

Nigel Slater’s Blackberry Friands

I remember a long time ago while perusing old baking magazines coming across beautiful oval buns called friands. I was quite intrigued by these French delicacies but for some reason … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 4 Comments

Pasta a Picchi Pacchi {or Spaghetti with Almond and Tomato Pesto!}

It’s always the same when the warm weather makes an appearance – my appetite drops to near zero and my love for the kitchen is replaced by my love for … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Scandinavian Christmas by Trine Hahnemann – Yes Please!!

I’m finding myself drawn to all things Scandinavian as the festive season approaches, whether it was because hubbie had lived in Sweden for a few years or the fact that … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Richard Bertinet’s Italian Biscuits – Heaven on a Plate

I had promised myself something sweet this weekend.  I don’t know what it is but maybe I’m feeling in need of a sugar burst! A little while ago, I treated … Continue reading

October 8, 2012 · 5 Comments

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