Whisky Ice Cream

It was late. We had just finished dinner with colleagues in Tokyo. But with our jetlag we were far from ready to go to sleep. So we decided to head to the bar for a nightcap. In extremely atypical (for me) fashion, I noticed the menu featured Yamazaki 25 whisky. I am not usually a whisky […]

Baked Figs with Yoghurt and Walnuts

The transition time between the end of summer and the beginning of autumn when I suddenly realise the sun is setting much earlier and the air is crisp in the mornings is always a little bittersweet for me. I feel sad at the impending cold and dark of winter, but there is one thing that […]

Salted Dulce De Leche Brownies

There are some classics that you just shouldn’t mess with. Everyone has a favourite movie or song that they would be devastated if someone dared to rework. When it comes to baking there seems to be a never-ending list of recipes that are reworked for every new generation. I guess that’s one thing that appeals […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

“There’s nothing a cupcake and coffee can’t solve.” ~Marie Williams Johnstone “I absolutely love making chocolate chip cookies. I mean, it’s fun. It’s exciting. Beyond the fact that I love making them, I love eating them.” ~ Debbi Fields I would like to take a moment to thank two very important women in the history […]

Pear and Ginger Muffins

Pear and Ginger Muffins “It is, in my view, the duty of an apple to be crisp and crunchable, but a pear should have such a texture as leads to silent consumption.” ~Edward Bunyard I tend to cook and bake for and from emotion. I like the feelings that the aroma of cooking or baking […]