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Japanese cheesecake

Japanese cheesecake

In attempting to address a profound critic of my writing, I have been forced to undertake a laborious undertaking. Trying to bake. To provide the greatest degree of potential literary amusement, I decided to be ambitious and try for a cheesecake.  If it collapsed, sank…

Jolene

Jolene

In these sad days, sometimes I feel I need a pick me up. That is something I can readily understand.  The problem is, when it seems like half of London feels the same way. To get into this bakery, it took over 30 minutes of…

Bread Ahead

Bread Ahead

There are many things I would like to get ahead of.  There was that time that I was racing and was determined to get ahead of the next competitor.  As he remained just out of reach for several hours, that helped me push just that…

Badiani

Badiani

Ice cream holds a special place in my heart.  It was one of the first places that I was invited to review.  That was a great experience even if Mantovani 1946 is no more. In these days of lockdown, imagine my excitement when I heard…

Around my backyard

Around my backyard

I am perhaps using the term “backyard” rather loosely here. Given that it might not be the best of times to consider going overseas in today’s viral climate, our visit to somewhere different was somewhere closer to home – the Jurassic coast. This trip took…