Melting Moments

Melting moments, or yo-yos, are another antipodean classic. Light and buttery, these biscuits are like a cross between a Viennese whirl and shortbread – but even better, sandwiched around delicious buttercream. This recipe by Helen Goh is perfect; the tart … Continue reading

Choux Pastry

My favourite memory of eating choux buns was when I was an au pair; one free Saturday, some friends and I stopped off at Odette, a little bakery in the centre of Paris which claims to make the ‘les meilleurs … Continue reading

AUGUST BAKE: LES GALLETTES BRETONNES with DAMSON COMPOTE

At the beginning of the month, I was lucky enough to spend a few days in Brittany, exploring the beautiful canals and coastal paths on bike. Apart from allowing me to drink in some of Brittany’s breath-taking scenery, cycling meant that I could … Continue reading