Highlight of each Paris trip: a visit to La Mere Catherine, an old school, red & white chequered table cloth Parisian restaurant. I have been coming here for over 20 years and the French Onion soup tastes consistently the same.
When you are greeted by the same face at the airport, you know you’re home. We had an awesome taxi driver, Sammy, who stopped en route for us to get some creole bread. Fresh from the clay oven. I arrived just in time for Jounen Kwéyòl (Creole Day) which happens on the last Sunday of October. It’s […]
Found myself at the London Coffee Festival last weekend – and I don’t even drink coffee. But I LOVE the scent, the buzz around it, walking into a Starbucks – I get it! And of course, coffee is extremely photogenic. I also realised that baristas are not shy LOVE their picture taken, play up to […]
There is something special about family recipes. Handed down by generations, sometimes in written form and at times, simply memorised. Once upon a time, Lisa learnt to make cupcakes by baking with her mother. And now the tradition is being preserved through India; star baker and self confessed ‘cake monster’. Miss ‘Indie Pops’. The cutest […]
Last weekend, Bread Ahead opened their doors to the public for a fun day of demonstrations, tastings and a bake off! Lots of people brought in their home baked breads with recipes for Matt Jones and Louise Gellatly to taste and judge. Want to learn how to make your own sourdough, croissants or New York […]
Across the river, there’s a market. And in the hart of that market, there is a bakery: Bread Ahead. Where the breads are tasty and wholesome, each crumb perfection. The bakers are gifted, passionate and they share their craft in the Bakery School. This week, I found myself attend the Nordic Baking class taught by […]