I am not sure why, but I always get the impression that quiche Lorraine is a rather tricky bake. I must have read through Martha Stewart’s quiche Lorraine’s recipe at least 10 times, trying to find out what is the tricky part, and not seeing it at all. I pretty followed the recipe to the... Continue Reading →


It always amazes me how one can bake a thin layer of cake, and then, roll it up. I thought it’d be awfully difficult. I mean, rolling a layer of cake into a tube. But, Martha Stewart said there’s nothing to be afraid of. So, I decided to give it a try. I cut everything... Continue Reading →

These rolls (adapted from my version of Martha Stewart’s cinnamon roll recipe), substituting the sweet filling for melted butter, roasted garlic, garlic powder, dried thyme and rosemary and a sprinkle of leftover parmiggiana reggiano. On the hindsight, I should probably apply some egg wash or glaze it with melted butter to give it a nicer... Continue Reading →

This time with salted caramel glaze. I never thought I would attempt to bake bread so soon, but, this cinnamon nut bun recipe from Martha Stewart seemed manageable. Unfortunately, my first attempt was not too successful, and the buns came out too dense, prompting me to bin the whole batch. Thankfully, after some research, and... Continue Reading →

Divine. Despite the recent popularity of salted caramel, I could never pick up a batch of cupcakes from the shops without buying at least one red velvet cupcake. So, it seems appropriate that I give this recipe from Martha Stewart a try. Makes 20 cupcakes INGREDIENTS For frosting 4 ounces unsalted butter, room temperature 6 ounces... Continue Reading →

I must be quite mad, to attempt to start baking this at 11 p.m. on a work night, so I could give it to my good friend who was flying back to France the next day. Makes: 1 loaf INGREDIENTS 6 egg yolks 5 egg whites 220g salted butter 190g sugar 150g self raising flour... Continue Reading →

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