Posted on 04 October 2011.
It was a Saturday afternoon and we were off to friends for coffee and I couldn’t possibly go empty handed so I baked this coffee concoction, it’s easy to bake and undoubtedly impresses. Ingredients 250g unsalted butter at room temp (I recommend lurpak) 250g of light soft brown sugar 4 eggs beaten 3-4 tbsp of [...]
Posted in Baking
Posted on 04 November 2010.
After Halloween the countdown to Christmas begins and my countdown is sign posted by a whole host of markers the first one being the arrival of the red cups in Starbucks. Oh yes, you know it is an indicator that there are a matter of weeks left until Santa comes and in the meantime [...]
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Posted on 09 October 2010.
I have recently caught the baking bug and I am now baking treats whever I get the opportunity. Read this easy peasy treat for lovers of coffee and white chocolate.
Posted in Baking
Posted on 20 September 2010.
I must confess that I heart Heart Buchanan. This love affair was made possible by the boyfriend who introduced me to one of the poshest takeaways in Glasgow. He would boast about it from his BBC days along Queen Margaret Drive, before the Beeb moved down to its new digs in Pacific Quay. Conveniently sandwiched [...]
Posted in Cafes, Takeaway
Posted on 26 July 2010.
Rice is the staple food for half the people in the world. Umami as a separate taste was first identified in 1908 by Kikunae Ikeda of the Tokyo Imperial University while researching the strong flavor in seaweed broth. Ikeda isolated mono sodium glutamate (MSG) as the chemical responsible and, with the help of the Ajinomoto company, began commercial [...]
Posted in Trivia