Category Archives: pastry

A peachy pin-up followed by the ugly truth..

The reason for this rather girly pin up of peach syrup in a “cute” jam jar is because I suffered a bout of making ugly food this weekend. It all tasted great but unfortunately had to be eaten whilst wearing … Continue reading

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A rather flash tart that I met whilst walking down memory lane.

While browsing through my cookery books I realised that a great deal of them featured my photographs, from that other life when I was a photographer in London and not a cook/photographer in a field in the Vendée. The main … Continue reading

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A crisp summer tart of smoked salmon, creme fraiche and dill.

Summer has moved my photography to locations outside of the kitchen. The low window of our south facing kitchen provides wonderful diffused light, but when the high sun of summer arrives, I decamp to the shelter of the awning on … Continue reading

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