Category Archives: Desserts

Tiramisu alla Polpo

Meaning “pick me up” in Italian, Tiramisù, when done properly, is delightfully light (thanks to using mascarpone rather than stodgier, sicklier whipped cream) and sexy (thanks to the double dose of booze) when done properly. But for such an iconic … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Choux: Salted Caramel Eclairs

The Bake-Off is back. Last summer I was entranced as Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood oversaw 12 amateurs kneading, icing, whipping and tempering their way to baking glory. In this veritable cakeathon I saw things I never thought of people being … Continue reading

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Foodie Inspiration No5

Maybe it’s something to do with the fact it FINALLY feels like summer, or because of last weekend’s sporting triumphs (thank you very much, Sir Andy and Lions) – whatever the reason, nothing appealed to me more today than the … Continue reading

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