The Nightmare Before Pasta…

It’s long since passed Halloween—sort of midway between then and Christmas—but, what can I say? I haven’t had any internet for over a month and a half—a very slow and stressful month and a half. As I’m writing this blog post (pre-publishing) I still haven’t got any internet. Maybe it will come soon, but I […]

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Let the Next Chapter Start!

So… I’m back. Having posted only a small amount over the last few months (my bad) I have now officially become a full-time blogger. Does that mean I’ll be posting every day? Well, no, it takes a bit of time to read the books and create the dishes, but it does mean I shall be […]

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Sea Salt and Pepper ‘Oysters’

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 […]

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‘Hard Times’: The Pudding

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 […]

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