Monthly Archives: July 2011

Gnocchi bake with pancetta

This is my second version of gnocchi bake (you find the first version here). I think gnocchi is a nice substitute for pasta. Ok, yes, technically it IS pasta, but both texture and taste is different because of the added … Continue reading

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Farfalle with smoked salmon, broad beans and chives

Although I love cooking, I don’t particulary enjoy to cook for only myself. If I need to I want something that’s quick, but still enjoyable. There are other times when that type of cooking is required too. Like when Christopher … Continue reading

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Friday update

This week has been filled with food, more so than usual. On Saturday we went to Trinity, on Sunday Jess & Chris had us over for dinner and treated us to lovely chicken with homemade barbecue sauce and salads and … Continue reading

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Spongecake with meringue, dulche de leche and honey comb

I’ve had the fridge full with egg whites, as I mentioned before, and I wanted to use them up rather than throwing them away and decided to bake a cake for work. This would be a bit much for Christopher … Continue reading

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My birthday part II: St John

My birthday was a real foodie day, with lunch at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon with Caroline and dinner at St John in Smithfield with Christopher. Smithfield is an area close to Farringdon tube, well know for its meat market and … Continue reading

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My birthday part I: L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

It was my birthday yesterday and I got spoilt absolutely rotten. At lunch time, my dear colleague Caroline took me to L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon (just next to the Ivy in Covent Garden) and we had a fabulous lunch. The … Continue reading

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Tasting menu at Trinity

It is my dear friend Gaby’s birthday on Wednesday and to celebrate it she invited a few friends to Trinity to enjoy a splendid tasting menu on Saturday. A fabulous idea we thought, not missing an opportunity to go back, … Continue reading

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Chocolate chip meringues with nuts

As a food blogger I prefer to look for inspiration with other bloggers than the big recipe sites. Partly because the blogs are updated more frequently, but also because the blogs are more personal. It is like asking a friend … Continue reading

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Friday update

Friday again, my favourite day of the week. This week has been fairly quiet, due to the holiday coming up I think. I am suddenly aware of how tired I am. After a weekend away it was nice to relax … Continue reading

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Stuffed peppers my way

As my brain is always on food mode, sometimes dinner ideas pop up in my head as a rough sketch and then when I stand in the kitchen with my nippy on it all just comes together. A few days … Continue reading

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