Category Archives: Nigella Lawson

colour prejudice?

A little white teacup covered in cling film is a permanent resident in our fridge. On closer inspection it will be found to contain three bright yellow egg yolks nestling together.The cup of egg yolks is a clear indicator of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Cookery Writers, Cooking, Digital photography, Eggs, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Nigella Lawson, omelette, Photographic Prints, Photography, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 58 Comments

F.U.N.E.X

Meringues beget egg yolks which guarantee the survival of Nigella’s Egg Yolk Sponge Cake. The mountain of summer fruit which we have been tasked to eat grows riper and more seductive with each sun filled hour, exacerbating the need for … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Baking, cake, Cookery Writers, Cream, desserts, Digital photography, Eggs, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Nigella Lawson, Photography, Recipes, Writing, yolks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

Sponge cakes keep sticking to my bottom…

“I’ve tried everything” is a phrase often mouthed by those frustrated in adversity. What is startlingly clear to the listener is that, indeed, everything has not been tried. Among the things that have not been tried is the right thing. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Apricot jam, apricots, Baking, cake, Cookery Writers, Cream, desserts, Digital photography, Eggs, Emotion, Excellence, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, harmony, Humour, Jam, Nigella Lawson, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Recipes, Sugar, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 47 Comments

The unbearable lightness of sponge….

The winsome Nigella, if winsome is the word, has never been high on my list of favourite cookery writers. Perfectly formed and polished to a high shine she glides like an iceberg, only the top third of her ever visible, … Continue reading

Posted in baking, Baking, cake, Cooking, desserts, Digital photography, Egg Yolk Sponge Cake, Eggs, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Nigella Lawson, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, raspberries, Recipes, Sugar, Uncategorized, Writing, yolks | Tagged , , , , , , | 36 Comments