An eclectic return to home cooking

Mid-June I returned from a nine-month (ostensibly educational, truthfully culinary) jaunt in Paris, to home in South London, where my parents had remained throughout the Covid lockdown. Gearing up to move back to Edinburgh for a final year of study, I reflected on my return to familial food rhythms and routines over the last two […]

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Parisian patisseries and unforgettable baguettes

New Yorker journalist A.J. Liebling remarked that “there would come a time, when, if I had compared my life to cake, the sojourns in Paris would have presented the chocolate filling. The intervening layers were plain sponge”. Fifty-three days into lockdown in my teeny flat in the troisième, I finally understood what he meant. Being […]