This photo is of easily the worst one of the bunch. I figured you can Google macarons and get a million results of perfect Parisienne treats. But I bet you'd struggle to find another that looks like Audrey.
I have been very lucky - expert tuition on how to make macarons, from the excellent Waitrose Cookery not once, but twice. This time Kenwood were laying on an event to promote their Boutique range. It's … Continue Reading ››
This was supposed to be a strawberry roulade, but the meringue was too fragile for rolling! As a birthday treat for Mrs. Spud, she didn't mind. When I cut into it, it held it's shape nicely to the point where you could pick it up to eat - hence, Strawberry Pizza. Massively inaccurate, but makes me smile.
Strawberry pizza (makes a meringue approx 35cm x 20cm):
For the meringue:
3 egg whites
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon white wine vinegar
½ vanilla bean … Continue Reading ››
and Heston Blumenthal have released strawberry crumble crunch
as a recipe card in store to help celebrate the Jubilee. Sounds a bit like Mr Tumble Jumble
to me. I'll be honest; I didn't seen the recipe card before making this but I had seen the recipe video
on YouTube. Based on that … Continue Reading ››
As soon as I saw this article detailing Heston Blumenthal's trifle made in celebration of the upcoming Royal Wedding
, I knew I had to give it a go.
Following the runaway success of Heston's hidden orange pudding
during Christmas 2010, Waitrose commissioned the Dinner proprietor
to create a refreshing Summer dessert in celebration of the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. … Continue Reading ››
key lime pie
They get an awful lot of stick, but apart from the odd over-produced segment the Hairy Bikers
collate an awful lot of good recipes. And always make it look dead easy. Their recent series Mums Know Best
, an attempt to ensure family recipes stay in the loop, had a great selection of dishes framed with a gaudily awful village fete theme. Once recipe really made … Continue Reading ››