Category Archives: egg

coley kedgeree

I’m a big fan of Great British Menu and love to watch real working chefs and pros sweating and creating to challenge each other. Who are more competitive than top-flight chefs? Real gems come out of it and I’m sure bookings are a dead cert to increase for everyone involved. This week Michael Smith made an inviting (if not entirely […]

Read more

creme caramel

After sampling some beautiful desserts in Mallorca recently, I really fancied recreating some of them. One on the hitlist was creme caramel, so I gave it a go. I used this recipe of James Martin’s, and didn’t change a thing. It turned out brilliantly! I was sure it would be lumpy and gnarly, but the mixture was smooth, the caramel […]

Read more

chocolate and caramel macarons

Apologies for the dishevelled appearance in the photo, sadly the decent ones went immediately! I have attempted macarons before; often problem-laden and unpredictable. The worst part was trying to let them set to achieve the mythical ‘foot’; the gluey bit on the bottom that forms that crusty ring. So when I was invited to a pre-launch macaron class at the […]

Read more
1 2 3 4 5 6 8