Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Tag: choux pastry

Bee-sting Choux Buns

I celebrated my 14th wedding anniversary recently and as you might guess, for such an ordinary number and because it was karate night, we did nothing. Well, we said we’d do nothing but AT bought me some lovely long-stem roses, and I made him some choux pastry. And yes, it was looking as boring as it sounds, so, like George and his medicine, I came up with something marvellous.

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I’d intended to fill the profiteroles with custard, but as I bit into my test subject I was reminded of a much beloved German Bee-Sting cake. Without the need to bake …

Recipe Alert – Blue Cheese Gougeres

I have been baking this morning. The kids are home from school on a weekday and they are crying in their rooms as I write this post.

I can hear words and phrases shouted through their doors like ‘stupid’ and ‘you knocked down my castle’ and ‘the Wally books are mine’ etc.

Amidst the chaos of two little boys that has turned from play-mates to boy-fights  in seconds, I keep my sanity by baking.

Gougeres today.

Bluecheese ones.

For a Goose party I have been invited to join tomorrow night.

My Friends A (the dumpling sauce drinker) and AT (the …