Tag Archives: Nigella Lawson

The letter “C” is wasted on custard…

The letter C has many good connotations, some of which Nigella has allegedly tried, but this normally optimistic initial is wasted on such a lumpen sauce as traditional custard. There is an element of the English psyche that is firmly … Continue reading

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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

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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

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