Is there anything funnier than making your own pastry and then baking a Poison Pie (like I did last year)? Yes—making skull and bone shaped scones!Continue reading “Skulls and bones (or: scones and scones)”
We try random snacks from the Korean shop next to us from time to time.
Devvers favours bold stuff, often with “prawn” flavours, while I normally opt for milder things: seaweed based snacks, coconut-flavoured rolls, etc.
This time, though, we found something that looked too absurd to be true: Korean churros!
I was deeply confused! They even had the Spanish flag and an “original” seal! And “¡HOLA!” with the proper exclamation marks. What was going on?
Of course I had to try them, so you don’t have to! 😂Continue reading “Korean “churros””
Macedonia de otoño (autumn fruit salad)
This is something my grandmother used to make for Sunday lunch… but only once a year! Maybe she got tired of peeling pomegranates and the rest of fruits for six people (and who can blame her!?) 😏
It’s nice to enjoy the new oranges coming into season, with their crisp and sweet flavour… yum! 😋Continue reading “Macedonia de otoño (autumn fruit salad)”
Self isolation, week 12: we get a very special brewing kit, the cast iron pan is brought back from exile, we have a very Valencian Sunday, some shops reopen, and I am also really fed up
This week has become a bit colder and rainy, which I suppose means we’re getting full on into the summer!Continue reading “Self isolation, week 12: we get a very special brewing kit, the cast iron pan is brought back from exile, we have a very Valencian Sunday, some shops reopen, and I am also really fed up”
Self-isolation, week 11: this place is still like a ghost town
This week we’ve ventured outside of our Fitzrovia bubble and checked that
- it’s still pretty much a ghost town elsewhere too
- some things are timidly opening
- this does not apply to parks on Sunday
We’ve also cooked some wonderful things and I’ve discovered that DUKKAH IS THE BESTContinue reading “Self-isolation, week 11: this place is still like a ghost town”