Aren’t mirror glaze cakes stunning? Intricate layers of different textures, precise temperatures and an ultra-shiny appearance. Simply mesmerizing. Through Olga Noskova’s amazing… Read More
Some time ago, our lovely neighbor served us caffè al piatacchio. I immediately fell in love with this sensational Sicilian treat. It’s a marriage made in heaven of creamy pista… Read More
Brown bistro food or “certainly one of the most delicious beef dishes concocted by man” to quote the French cuisine guru Julia Child. That’s bœuf bourguignon. Even th… Read More
My girls L O V E bilberry muffins. And they L O V E helping me bake them. Years ago, I found a great recipe in Louise Pickford’s book al fresco. I’ve slightly modified it, but th… Read More
On this plate – that’s where the wild things are. Ten of them to be more precise. And I’m quite sure, this is the supper Max enjoyed after returning home from his imaginati… Read More
Parmigiana is an Italian oven dish consisting of thinly sliced veggies – usually eggplant – served with tomato sauce, Parmesan cheese and mozzarella. I built a nifty little tower… Read More
We have a small market garden. Did I ever tell you that? That’s where the flowers eventually ending up on my plates grow (or rather used to). And most of the herbs. We have tomato plan… Read More
I was passing my Dinner for fourteen in review, when I realized that I’d forgotten to post the floral butter I made to accompany the bread. It’s not a recipe, really – more… Read More
Have you ever had a dessert so luscious that you couldn’t stop eating even when you were so full your stomach felt like exploding? If the answer is no, you’ll definitely have to… Read More
Ossobuco means comfort food for me (actually, it means “bone with a hole” in Italian, referring to the marrow hole in the cross-cut shank, but that’s totally beside the poi… Read More
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