This is the last dish of the menu that I have created to celebrate the 150 years of the Unification of Italy . When I decided to make a theme menu for the occasion, this dish was the first I pictured in my mind. I knew I wanted to make a layered sweet to represent the Italian flag.
Queso Fresco & Chipotle Chicken and Veggie Wraps Appetizers and Snacks , Lunch , Sandwiches , Wraps | 2 comments I‘ve talked a few times about lunch ideas and lunchbox ideas for kids, but what I really need are ideas for my own lunch . I’m busy in the kitchen already with recipe testing, writing, or photographing things for the blog. I don’t usually want to stop doing that so I can make another recipe.
There’s lovely little patisserie in Paris Called Rose Bakery. Here, in defiance of all sense and logic an Anglo French couple have opened in the heart of the pastry version of Disneyland that is Paris aka Pastryland and they serve up lovely little Anglo French treats to a roaring trade. There isn’t a traditional shop window and only a door to entice customers. The coffee, cheeses, pottery and cutlery are from England. Sometimes things that just aren’t supposed to work do. Case in point: broccoli cake
I am not a bossy person by nature. I pretty much go with the flow- I'm a middle child for heaven's sake. But I'm going to tell you to do something.
I ‘ve always been a fan of Easter. Especially since developing a serious ‘appreciation’ for chocolate back when I was designing chocolate biscuits (cookies) for a living. But this Easter I’m more excited than usual. We have some friends coming to stay for the weekend and they’re bringing their 3 year old. So you know what that means…
Things have changed in my life recently, and I want to share what’s going on. But first, it is important that I say I’m reporting this based on my own experiences. What follows is not a prescription for you. You’re on your own journey and I respect that. Please, do what you want for yourself. I’m sharing this because I feel it’s important, and so much has changed.
This time I decided to make it with those mini fruit flavored marshmallows. I had to sort them by colour first. I figured they would add a little bit of flavor to the fondant so I wouldn't have to add much flavoring oil.