Baking Chez Moi: Strawberry Shortcakes, with French Flair

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Today’s bake-a-long recipe is Dorie Greenspan’s “Franco-American Strawberry Shortcakes”, from her Baking Chez Moi cookbook. I’m writing this after partaking in the (very tasty) fruits of my labour, so I’m sitting on my sofa, tapping away at my laptop, with a happy tummy and a satisfied smile on my face. If […]

Baking Chez Moi: Rugelach Redux, Plus Palmiers

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn After my last post, about the Baking Chez Moi cookbook bake-a-long, where I posted about baking the Rugelach-That-Conquered-France (yes, that`s the real title in the book), I was a bit frustrated. Finicky recipe! So frustrating to work hard and then have the final product fall apart, albeit in a tasty manner. […]

Baking Chez Moi: The-Rugelach-That-Conquered-France Recipe Review

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn   I’ve been planning to bake some cookies this week to send into work with the DH. I like to do that occasionally¬†because that way all the delicious things aren’t sitting in my home singing their siren song of temptation to me. I mean, the obvious answer is just not to […]

Baking at Midnight, Insomnia Edition: Fluted Carrot Tangerine Cake

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn I know I’ve mentioned before that I have insomnia, and that you can often find me baking at midnight when I can’t sleep. Today is a bit of a variation on the theme, as last night I couldn’t sleep (as in only caught a couple of hours of it before I […]

On Baking (& Cooking!) Binges, Plus a Mango-Pear Roll-Up Tart

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Do you ever rush home after work and try to run around pulling dinner together? I really can’t be bothered, to be honest. Aside from the fact that I eat yoghurt for dinner, I’m not going to stress about dinner for the DH. I’ll make it the night before! (Or he […]