Apricot & Chocolate Chip Scones
Food

Apricot & Chocolate Chip Scones

We are off to Guangzhou for the weekend to see Will’s Nai Nai but I’ve got a post about my camera and lenses and photography whatnot scheduled for Sunday night (America)/Monday morning (China).  Until then, Scones!! How do you feel about scones? Do you like them? Hate them? Do you try them with high hopes … Continue reading

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A Rainy Baking Day

On Saturday we enjoyed some of the clearest skies we’ve seen around these parts in months. On Sunday (and now Monday) the clear skies gave way to rain.  Lots of cold, misty rain. I love rain.  Living under persistant cloud (and “cloud”) cover for months without rain can be draining.  It makes people sad and … Continue reading

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Fruit of the Day: Dragonfruit

Is beautiful, flamboyant, wrapped in pretty packaging…and delicious. The fruit is almost creamy, cool, just lightly sweet and refreshing.  Oh and studded through with thousands of addictive crunchy little black seeds. And it’s a stunner. Sitting there in the market all done up in shades of fuchsia and neon green. It looks like something straight … Continue reading

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Limoncello Tiramisu: A Recipe

I had my doubts about this one. I’m not normally a tiramisu sort of person.  Tiramisu is usually my first veto on any dessert menu. But when you’ve promised a full court press Italian meal to friends you haven’t seen since your wedding, what’s really more fitting than tiramisu? As something of a tiramisu-hater, I couldn’t … Continue reading