Category Archives: coffee

lunch: a user’s manual..

Let me be clear, I don’t give a flying fuck if Marie Antoinette said brioche, chelsea buns or if she said bugger all…I’m saying it now…”let them eat cake”. In particular, let them eat this cake. Amaretti biscuits have always been … Continue reading

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Soft centred Sundae…..

There is such a silence this Sunday morning. Even the birds are in quiet contemplation. The soft hum of the computer and the click clack of the keyboard  is all that breaks the hush. Once it would have been the … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Art photography, Bad luck, baking, Baking, cake, coffee, Cooking, desserts, Digital photography, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Fruit, Les Saints de Glace, Miracle, muffin, oranges, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, St.Mamert, St.Pancrace, St.Servais, Sugar, summer, Sunday, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Coffee is the cornerstone…..

Unnoticed, the bright, early mornings and long, warm evenings have changed my auto pilot settings. Not every morning is bright, nor every evening warm, but the basis of a plan is there. Coffee is the cornerstone of this plan. As … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Art photography, coffee, Expectation, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Kitchens, Landscapes, photography course, Photography holiday, summer, Weather, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments