Week 35 :: Tiramisu

Tiramisu is one of those dishes that so many people seem to be able to knock up just like that, a tried and tested dish that always goes down well. However, it is one of those dishes that I simply have never got around to trying to make myself. So, this week I thought it […]

Week 21 :: Strawberry and poppy seed cake

The British strawberry season is now well underway and I just can’t get enough of them. They are, of course, pretty damn good just on their own. But, they are also a tasty, versatile ingredient in everything from jams and tarts to cakes and sauces. But, this week I settled on a recipe that graced […]

Week 15 :: Herman the German

I’d fed him, I’d stirred him, I’d snuggled him under a tea towel and then came the time to cook Herman. As explained last week I had received this rather weird concoction from a friend with a set of instructions to keep me occupied for the following ten days. It was the first I had […]