Daring Bakers Challenge March 2010: Orange Tian

Recipe: Orange Tian           The 2010 March Daring Baker’s challenge was hosted by Jennifer of Chocolate Shavings. She chose Orange Tian as the challenge for this month, a dessert based on a recipe from Alain Ducasse’s Cooking School in Paris.   Once again, this was not a dessert I had come…

Brunch time

Recipe: Chilli Cheese Scones   I was going to make Joy the Baker’s carrot cake pancakes for this sunday brunch, but for once I felt like I couldnt handle what was essentially a dessert before lunch time. A rarity, I know.  Instead, I had the ingredients kicking around for some simple scones, which when eaten…

Some sea bass… and an apology

Recipe: Roasted slashed fillet of sea bass stuffed with herbs, baked on mushrooms and potatoes with salsa verde   Somehow, a couple of days has turned into a couple of weeks without me noticing.   Sorry about that, blog.   I have been a little preoccupied, I guess.   Hope you didn’t miss me too…

Summer-in-winter Tomato Tarte Tatin

I don’t know about where you are, but here in England it feels like the winter is never going to end. It has been grey, drab and rainy for what seems like forever, so I felt something summery was needed to lift our moods a little.   I am aware that the tomatoes around at…