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Maintenant ou jamais – Mousse à la vanille et rhubarbe pochée à la grenadine

[Now or never - Vanilla mousse and grenadine-poached rhubarb] I was in love with someone. Or, as I recently realised after some happy times we spent together again, I was just loving some parts of this someone. Very much. In fact, I was so smitten with the idea of him, that I would live in […]

L’espace d’un moment – Un rêve éphémère

[Spur of the moment - An ephemeral dream] I am home – or more accurately I have been home for a week or so – forced to stay here. Sometimes, nature compels us to slow down, perhaps for the right reasons. Spending time here – just doing simple things – especially after the impulsive decision […]

Comme un lait fraise – Cheesecake à la vanille at aux fraises

[Like a strawberry milk - Vanilla cheesecake with strawberries] As a child, I thought my dad was the coolest person to hang out with. And since he was – and still is – a work at home dad, I did get to spend a lot of time with him. He would take me to his […]

L’espace d’un moment – A party

One prune tart please!, calls the voice through the interphone. Run to the downstairs kitchen. Tell Elliot – the pastry commis – to put a prune tart into the oven. Grab a large rectangle plate. Pipe a thin line of wine reduction. Drain a prune marinated in spiced wine. Place it on the plate. Take […]

The notebooks – Treacle tart et oranges sanguines à la grenadine

[Treacle tart and grenadine-marinated blood oranges] It would probably be an understatement to say that I am messy. For years, my absolutely organised mum fought with me, not understanding why I had to keep pretty much all of my belongings on my desk, or at worst, around my bed. For years, I did not understand […]