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Category: in the kitchen


Le deux – Petits pots de crème au chocolat

[The second – Chocolate pots de crème]

Shut your eyes – Terrine de pommes caramelisées et streusel à la cannelle

Dreams are tough. High maintenance. You see after a short five-day week of work, my pile of laundry threatens to swallow my bedroom, the hair pompom I not-so carefully tie has become a knot that now has a life on its own refusing to cooperate; my bed gets shared with a Polaroid camera, the latest […]

Night seems to talk to every wall – Chocolate chip cookies, like muffins

There is something about early nights that feels like magic. It can be the glimmer of cheap ikea candles that smell of vanilla. Or the warmth of a pair of chunky mittens. Or perhaps for you, it’s the cosiness of the blanket you’re wrapped in, while reading a book to your favourite animal; mine currently […]

An everyday-kind of happiness – Spinach and cheddar muffins

There are things you can never ignore. At times, you wish you’d forgotten; crab hunting, kissing in the wind, eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, drinking beer by the bottle, killing flies, licking icy popsicles. Other times, you’re simply happy to remember; stepping into Pierre Hermé’s kitchen, signing my apprenticeship contract, taking a plane to […]

Time to forgive the winter – Apple, cinnamon and walnut strudel

I believe in traditions. Mostly, when the air starts to get crisp and the sunsets early. We have breakfast for dinner. We take pictures out of the doors. We continue knitting a scarf, which was first started a couple of years ago. We roast pumpkins. We have hot chocolate on the patio, cosily wrapped in […]