It was Shrove Tuesday this week (or Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras as you may also know it), and that means pancakes, crepes, pikelets and blinis are on the menu! Before the long days of Lent, it’s time to live it up and lash out on luxury; eggs and butter! Pancakes are one of the first dishes […]
Eggs Benedict has ruled the cafe brunch roost for decades, but, with a quick twist, you can also make Florentine and Royale! Is there a big difference between them? You’ll just have to read on and discover the answer for yourself! Poached, scrambled, fried, over-easy, and even boiled, eggs have been a breakfast staple since […]
It’s a time-honoured past-time, festive baking for the holidays and especially for Christmas. Whether it’s cookies waiting to be iced, or the smell of mulled drinks which fill the air, the holidays are always tasty! Here at Larder Pantry and Garden, we love a good baking session. We also love a nice drink to enjoy […]
Growing up during the 80s, there was one true favourite treat in our family; an Aussie vanilla custard slice. We’d have them on our summer holidays – usually beside the beach – or as an after school treat, sometimes even on a road trip. Personally, I remember eating these with my Dad; he’s a huge […]
I first encountered proper a macaron and Madeleine on the streets of Paris.Those classic French baking treats lit up the windows of patisseries like baubles on a Christmas tree. The range of colours and flavours was staggering, and I honestly didn’t know which way to look, or how I was going to manage trying them […]
Bonjour foodies, I have a question for you, can you make French macarons at home? The answer is yes you can! They’re easy and delicious, but sometimes a little daunting for the uninitiated. So, what’s the answer? Learn how to make macarons at home! That’s right, you can join my interactive, live streaming, class through […]
Chocolate mousse is one of those dishes that, when done well, can be a revelation. This recipe is once such case; Mousse au Chocolat isn’t packed out with cream (like the American version), it instead, chocolate heaven. So, after a few weeks of Greek food, it’s time for a change. We’re still on the Mediterranean, […]
You can feel summer in the air, and summer of course means Frappé Ice Coffee Heaven! On those long, hot, and incredibly sunny days, there’s nothing better than taking 10mins out to enjoy a refreshing cold drink. Many holiday-makers, and tourists in general, enjoy a frappé when in Greece, but wouldn’t think of making one […]
Saganaki: It’s golden, crispy-skinned, and tender and chewy on the inside. There’s nothing better than saganaki, especially on a warm spring or summer’s day. You can learn to make this delicious dish by following the link on the front page. Καλό φαγητό!
Tzatziki, an iconic and utterly delicious Greek all-purpose dip and sauce for just about anything! You can learn to make this delicious dish by following the link on the front page. Καλό φαγητό!