Tag: cookbook

  • My cookbook heroines

    My cookbook heroines

    By my bed are two piles of cookbooks and food memoirs, stacked precariously. They are within easy reach for when I write a blog post, think of a new dish to put on the specials board at the cafe, or to simply peruse and ear-mark (although most cookbooks now come with a ribbon book-marker! Ingenious!) […]

  • And now for cake: the best chocolate cake

    And now for cake: the best chocolate cake

    Every now and then I wonder who tried things first and the circumstances they did it in. What made so-and-so think it would be a good idea to mix together flour, eggs, sugar and butter, put it in the oven and hey presto, ‘Look at this, it’s sweet and fluffy and looks like the sponge […]