Author: Caroline

Buttermilk Pancakes with bananas and maple syrup 2

Pancakes aplenty: Buttermilk Pancakes

Flour. Eggs. Milk. Pancakes, in their purest form (100g plain flour, a pinch of salt, 1 egg, 250ml milk and a dribble of melted butter all whisked together), are one of the easiest things...

Coeurs Neufchatel, heart-shaped cheese from Normandy, France 4

Something cheesy for Valentine’s Day

I’ve never really been a fan of Valentine’s Day. It was such an angst-ridden occasion when I was a teenager: I would be simultaneously longing to get a card from my object of desire,...

Spiced Hot Chocolate - made with real chocolate 5

Spiced (and Slightly Salted) Hot Chocolate

A freezing cold afternoon plus one trying-to-avoid-too-much-caffeine-mother and a grumpy-from-her-nap-toddler. The only solution? Two cups of warming Spiced Hot Chocolate. When I was in college, a mug of this – made with lots of...