Daring Bakers Challenge October 2010 (part 2): Churro Madness!

Recipe: Churros     So I decided to make a second attempt at this month’s DB challenge. I have had cravings for crispy, sugary churros dunked in hot chocolate sauce since having them for breakfast at this year’s Glastonbury Festival (what?! of course churros are a legitimate breakfast food!).   I wasn’t sure if it…

Daring Bakers Challenge October 2010 (part 1): Let’s Go Nuts for Doughnuts!

Recipe: Apple Custard Doughnuts     The October 2010 Daring Bakers challenge was hosted by Lori of Butter Me Up. Lori chose to challenge DBers to make doughnuts. She used several sources for her recipes including Alton Brown, Nancy Silverton, Kate Neumann and Epicurious.   Ohmygosh doughnuts are amazing! Everything we aren’t supposed to eat,…

Autumn Soup – Jerusalem Artichoke and Roasted Garlic

I made this soup quite some time ago, but then left it a few weeks before posting… then another few weeks… and before I knew it, Jerusalem Artichokes were out of season. But their time has come again, I spied some on a market stall lat week so I think that warrants finally posting the…

I <3 Anchovies

  Today I want to share with you a gorgeous, oniony, sweet-salty creation called Pissaladi√®re. It is a french version of pizza, using soft caremelised onions as the sauce, and topped with anchovies and (usually) olives.   A couple of years ago, I would have turned my nose up at the thought of olives and…