Crumby Colander

I like the colour red. But I’ve been going off it over the past three years as red specks appear over my pasta and potatoes.

When buying kitchen utensils – particularly something as pedestrian as a colander – I tell myself to ‘think practical, think long-lasting’. But then I spot something pretty-coloured and logic goes out of the window. … 

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Raspberry genoise mousse cake (…sort of…)

Like nearly 4 million other Brits, I was glued to the quarterfinals of The Great British Bake Off last Tuesday evening.

Who would have thought that watching four women grapple with iced buns, wrestle croissants into shape and take on the art of patisserie would be so compelling?… 

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