Leggings en laine

[Wool leggings] My day started like this. Warm wool leggings, cushy slippers, and a cup of coffee of the burn-your-tongue kind. Only to end up, pretty much the same and with a good read included. Like a surprise waiting for me on the sofa as I entered our flat after the usual dinner service. Hope you had a day as lovely as mine! Any surprises?

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Sur un nuage

[On a cloud] For days when the sky feels like a cloud, of the gigantic kind. And our homes are made warm with gas ovens. I’ve yet found what dough will become a cloud in my kitchen. Perhaps, my very favourite matcha shortbreads. Or the cinnamon cookies that made my childhood a forever-Christmas. Thank you Nikole for making such beautiful objects that – waiting to ...

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How to become a pastry chef?

I’m currently writing a series of posts on how to become a pastry chef. What it involves on a day to day basis, what we do – whether we work in restaurants, pâtisseries, hotels, or even caterers, which paths we took to reach our dreams… So if you have any questions that need answering, please ask away in the comment section!

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Et des morceaux d’arbres tomberaient du ciel – Le cake très chocolat

[And pieces of tree would fall from the sky – The ultimate quadruple chocolate loaf cake] I plan to spend this autumn collecting dead leaves and horse-chestnuts, drinking coffees with warm mittens on, drawing the nights away, and day-dreaming about je ne sais quoi. In fact, if I were to plan anything it would be a forever-autumn. Its blue skies and ice-cold winds, occasional mists ...

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Bonjour octobre

[Hello October] Hello, it’s 32°C out there. This morning I went swimming. One last time before the French holidays come to an end. Oh, this past month has been great. I’ve been enjoying the summer I never got this summer. I’ve been swimming and underwater-somersaulting. I’ve been jumping from reading those words. I’ve been spending long hours redesigning comme un lait fraise. I’ve been making ...

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