I know the macron is no longer the height of baking fashion (I always say, once they’ve appeared in “McCafe”, they’re no longer special) but they are always a joy to present and, more importantly, to eat! This macaron recipe I found a few years ago, at the height of macaron fashion, and have made […]
After receiving Nigella Lawson’s Nigella Christmas as a Christmas gift this past year, I was browsing excitedly through it, imagining all the things I’d be making for Christmas 2015. A quick chat with Mel revealed that she owned the same book (no surprises there!). Mel mentioned to me that there was an excellent cookie recipe in […]
A perfect work day lunch solution: warm chicken salad.
Summer is just around the corner. The weather is heating up, the days are getting longer and it’s the perfect time for ice-cream! It’s also the perfect time to use my new ice-cream maker! I have been thinking about buying an ice-cream maker for a few years. For a long time I thought I didn’t […]
Easy Morning Muffins to ease back into blogging (and baking).
One of my very favourite foods I ate while strolling the streets of Paris were crepes, usually filled with Nutella and banana, desiccated coconut or all three together. Soft, warm and filled with melting Nutella, they were the perfect antidote to the chilly June days.This photo is of my Nutella and coconut crêpe (foreground) and […]
This recipe is simple as it is delicious. Published by the CWA, in the aptly titled Country Women’s Association Classics: over 400 favourite recipes, this recipe is by Shirley Tongs from Tasmania. The recipe is apparently a standby cake on farms due to its simple ingredients. I selected it as it included two of my favourite flavours; lemon […]
Bon Jour! Alex and I have returned from France, our luggage heavier and our stomach’s full. We did return some weeks ago, but it seems once again real life has overtaken the blog! It is funny how you take some things from granted. Returning from the European sun (when it graced us with its […]
You may have noticed we’ve been a little quiet here at t2k lately. That’s because we’ve been planning a fabulous holiday to France! Where better for t2k to roam than the land famous for it’s superb food? We will be feasting on fresh bread, pastries, cheese, chocolate, macarons, wine and champagne for 3 fabulous weeks, […]
So I’m in a bit of a baking frenzy at the moment, working my way through that ever-growing list of recipes to try (of which many are from Mary Berry). Luckily I can also fundraise for a good cause with the delicious results. Two of my colleagues have paired up with friends to complete the […]