baking

Lemon Tart

Lemon Tart

Well, hello again! And to those of you have have kept visiting and reading our blog, thank you so much. We have missed you lots, and are very happy to be back here 🙂 To tell you the truth, I have also missed my Mummy’s cakes over the past few months. You see, when Mummy […]

Peach Cherry and Blackberry Clafoutis

Peach Cherry and Blackberry Clafoutis

Baked desserts are a weekend treat in our household. The usual weeknight dessert/after dinner snack at Bistro Gerard consists of a bowl of fresh fruit. This serves a dual nutritional and entertainment purpose, as it’s prepared quite early in the evening and available for Chef Gerald to play with during those terrible moments when Mummy […]

Zucchini Bread

This recipe was created during one of Mummy’s fridge and pantry clean out sessions. Chef Gerald never likes the sight of a half-empty fridge, but he has come to accept the fact that we have to make room for fresh groceries on a weekly basis. The ingredient list here is rather long, however the cake […]

Kamut Spelt and Whole Wheat Soda Bread

We’ll have to start by making a very humble admission: until just a few days ago, we had never made soda bread…. It’s not that we lack an interest in this topic. We’ve had several attempts at making different types of yeast bread, and achieved various levels of success with those. And we’re all huge […]

Blueberry Galette

After a long wait, blueberry season is finally here! The three of us are totally smitten with these little purple gems – most frequently, we simply enjoy them in their natural state with our morning muesli. Like all berries though, they are extremely versatile and perform equally well in fancy desserts or in rustic tarts […]

Peach and Raspberry Tart

I have only recently found out what Mummy and Daddy are up to when they sneak out at dinner time on Saturday nights. They go to these places, often called restaurants or other similar names, to… have dinner. And, while this poor baby birdie stays home to feast on birdie food and raw broccoli and […]

Paprika Chicken Bake

Yesterday’s weather was much more appropriate for a winter’s day than one this close to the middle of summer. Chef Gerald spent the whole day indoors playing with the presents he received from Santa, while Mummy and Daddy braved the outdoors for a little while only to return shivering and in desperate need of a […]