These madeleines, masquerading as Oysters from ‘The Walrus and the Carpenter’, were the star of my Alice in Wonderland Afternoon tea. Not only were they cake, which is a big win in any book, but the addition of the salt and pepper gave it a sweet and savoury flavour that only the best creations can […]Read More Sea Salt and Pepper ‘Oysters’
Growing up, when I first started to cook, there was no hesitation to say that I was terrible. On my first attempt to cook a meal for my parents my friend and I managed to not only horribly burn the starter (to this day I still have no idea what it was supposed to be) […]Read More Why making custard is one of the most important skills to master!
If anyone ever asks me what is my favourite genre of book, or asks me as a writer which genre I prefer to write, I will never hesitate to say ‘children’s’. I could go onto lengthy descriptions of exactly why the genre (which is more of an age range than a genre, since it contains […]Read More ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Afternoon Tea
I first read ‘Hard Times’, by Mr. Charles Dickens himself, when I was in my second year of University. It remains one of the only books I can remember and fast became one of my favourite books of all time. But why? Okay, so the first thing I should say is that ‘Hard Times’, from […]Read More ‘Hard Times’: The Pudding