Category Archives: English

Lemony Almond Shortbread And A Shot Of Sour Redolence

I acquired the habit of munching on Scottish shortbread fingers when I was studying in Durham more than two years ago. Back then, I could buy up to two packs a week – a behaviour that is not unlike that … Read more

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Medieval Girdle Bread On A Modern Griddle Pan

Two years ago, I told myself (and the rest of the world in a previous blog post) that I was going to try to make girdle bread soon. Today, I finally got down to doing it. The tradition of making … Read more

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Medieval Cabbage Chowder For The Goodman Of Paris

It’s a jolly time to feel like a king! To start off my saffron adventures proper, I’ve finally decided to use and adapt one of the simplest recipes found in ‘The Medieval Cookbook‘. The original excerpt in old English for … Read more

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Beer Batter Cheese & Dill Bread For The Cheese Lovers

The awfully sinful treat is here! The last time I baked this was in the year 2010. I still remember it was meant as a treat for everyone, including those who celebrated my birthday with me at the Goethe Institut. … Read more

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Roast Chicken With Stuffing As A Treat On Labour Day

Our first ever roasted chicken was cooked in Durham. Back then, the oven was humongous; the need to roast food in it was hence compulsive and irresistible. That was how we celebrated Christmas in a snow-capped land. This has since … Read more

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