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  • Bakewell and its tart

    April 20, 2021 by

    Bakewell tart, similar to the Bakewell pudding originated from the village of Bakewell in Derbyshire, UK. In fact the tart is a variation of the pudding which story has it in 1820 was accidentally made by a cook at the White Horse Inn. Its landlady left instructions for a jam tart but the cook had… Read more

  • my love letter to the city

    April 8, 2021 by

    Growing up in a small city in the north, I felt stuck between two communities that narrowly identified their members. If I wanted to be accepted by the Asian community, I had to alter my opinions and if I wanted to fit in with the English community; I had to change my appearance. I wasn’t… Read more

  • March 20, 2021 by

    a man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance Hunter S. Thompson

  • Almost Quatre-Quart

    March 20, 2021 by

    Quatre-Quart is the French equivalent of an English pound cake. Accordingly, you weigh your eggs (without their shell) and then use the same amount of flour, sugar and butter. In this recipe, I used 4 eggs which weighed 200g, so this means I would add 200g of flour, 200g of sugar and 200 of butter.… Read more

  • Mirage in the desert cake

    March 20, 2021 by

    The idea behind this cake is that the ingredients are very sweet and compensate for the reduced sugar. The fruits used are very high in natural sugar which give it its mirage feel. A similar feeling to opening a fast in Ramadan with a date. Cake: 200g of flour, 2 teaspoons of baking powder, 70g… Read more

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