I attended this event last Friday at the fabulous Hedonism Wines in Mayfair.Continue reading “Jancis Robinson’s “World Atlas of Wine” book launch at Hedonism Wines”
I attended a fabulous bread making class last Sunday, with none other than Dan Lepard.Continue reading “Sourdough masterclass with Dan Lepard at Little Portland Street Cookery School”
Wednesday was a good day.Continue reading “Oat milk flat white at Rapha”
☠️ This is a great pie to bake for Halloween… or any time you feel witchy! 🧙🏽♀️ ☠️
I got Malcolm Bird‘s fabulous book “The witch’s handbook” as a Christmas present in 1989 and we enjoyed reading it and making some of the crafty activities, but we never baked much at home, and also most of the ingredients in the cooking section were a bit unusual for Spanish palates, so the cooking recipes were sort of out of reach.
I still liked the book so much that I recently bought a second hand English edition—and it came just in time for Halloween. The best!
As I browsed through the book, the Poison Pie recipe caught my eye. Why not bake it, now that I feel confident to do so?Continue reading “Poison pie”
Raw pumpkin and butternut squash seeds are quite unpleasant to eat without cooking. They are too chewy and hard to break down when biting on them, and you end up trying to swallow them whole. Not a good idea when they have a bit of a hard edge if they’re half chewed.
But once you cook them, it makes them nicely brittle and crispy, and it also brings out their deliciousness ?Continue reading “Roasted pumpkin (or butternut squash) seeds”