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This is my absolutely favourite Great British cake: the great carrot cake. I literally fell in love it it from the first bite. What’s not to like? Moist, indulgent and so flavoursome. Ten years ago, when I first tried it, … Read more…


One more recipe this month with quail’s eggs. Here the soft-boiled eggs spill gently over layers of vegetables that separates them from the blini. Perfect finger food. Good for any time of the day. Not much to add. Just have … Read more…


Quail’s eggs don’t feature on our menu too often. Lovely as they are, the price versus the size comparison means they’re far from being a daily staple. And that is fine. There’s something incredibly nice about having some particular types … Read more…


Quail’s eggs are just perfect for special occasions. They are so delicious (I like them best soft boiled) and their miniature size makes them so pretty and presentable. It would be a shame to just simply use them in an … Read more…


Can there be Easter without marzipan, chocolate, cheesecake or in fact any cake? Probably so, but let’s leave it as a topic for another blogpost, maybe one day in the future. This Easter, we’ve got marzipan, chocolate and cheesecake all … Read more…


Let’s start April with an egg-themed recipe. Easter is almost here, hopefully weather over the coming weeks and months will let us have more and more picnics, barbecues and other outdoors food feasts. Devilled eggs work perfectly well for such … Read more…


With Easter round the corner, have you started planning our Easter cooking yet? If you ask me, I prefer to swap the omni-present chocolate eggs for some real eggs recipes, accompanied by plenty of fresh green vegetables. As Easter and … Read more…


A lovely sweet and spicy soup that works perfectly well during the transition between winter and spring season. Carmelised, herbalised parsnips give this soup a wonderful sweet taste, contrasted by the spicy side of crushed chillies. What’s your idea for … Read more…


In the first few days of spring, our menu is unquestionably going through a substantial amount of spring cleaning; with warming, comforting dishes taking a back seat and giving way to much lighter, fresher recipes. There seems to be a … Read more…


Spring, oh spring, here you are! This year and especially over last few weeks the spring and its longer, warmer, sunnier days has been anticipated more eagerly than ever before. And here it is now, so let’ enjoy and celebrate … Read more…