Pots au Chocolat: a French dessert not for the faint of butter

  If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, it will come as no news to you that I, the proprietoress of it, am a supremely lazy creature.  I am also a fairly busy creature, which may seem to be contradictory at first glance, but really it isn’t. The apparent contradiction comes from the misuse and abuse of the word ‘lazy’ – the word … Continue reading Pots au Chocolat: a French dessert not for the faint of butter

Of Sense And Sensibility, And Of Chocolate

My friends are often puzzled by, and admire at the same time, what they call my “restraint”.  Those who visit me, know that my apartment is routinely full of good chocolate, and often (depending on how recently I’ve made it, and who’s visited since then) also full of really good chocolate, cream or white chocoalte fudge (fudge deserves its own post eventually!).  I generously wave … Continue reading Of Sense And Sensibility, And Of Chocolate