I have been caring for my starter for almost six months now, and I have to say I have loved every minute of looking after her. The ritual of feeding never tiers for me- get up, have my morning coffee, then me and my starter both have some breakfast. How to start your sourdough starter. You’ll want to get yourself a tall jar with a secure lid. I prefer glass with a rubber sealed lid- but plastic will work just fine.
Hazelnut and chocolate chip- makes 4 cookies depending on pan size Skillet cookies are so easy to make and perfect for when you need some sugar in a rush. They can be ready from start to finish in less than 20 minutes. They are a perfect in-between of cookie dough and normal cookies. Warm and gooey with a crunchy exterior. A generous scoop of vanilla ice cream is the perfect accompaniment or a tall glass of milk for a late night snack.
With Mother’s Day just around the corner (in the UK at least) I thought it might be fitting to share some of my top picks to feature on an afternoon tea for this occasion. Whether you’re an amateur home cook, a professional or someone just looking to give their mother a treat, hopefully you will find inspiration from this. Seeming as the day falls in the spring I find it best to use produce seasonal to this time.
It sounds cliché, doesn’t it? The place where a lot of people of older generations, believe is the proper and sometimes only place for the work of a woman. So why are women in the minority when it comes to the professional kitchen? Although I don’t have all the answers, I thought it might be interesting to share my journey as a female professional chef. Starting out I started my culinary profession the same as most, in culinary school.