Monthly Archives: November 2011

Playing with custard

Summary – recipe for set custard Ingredients (for ~400g = enough for 4 people) 150g semi-skimmed milk 200g double cream 100g egg yolks (6 medium eggs) 1 tsp vanilla essence 30g caster sugar 3 g (1.5 leaves) leaf gelatin Method … Continue reading

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Press guilty as charged over crap survey (yet again)

In  weak moment at breakfast on Tuesday I was flicking through the Scotsman paper.  There was an article on page 16 proclaiming under the banner of ‘staff guilty as charged over mobiles’ (see here, and also in the Metro) that … Continue reading

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Superb lunch at Sat Bains development kitchen

This weekend, for Kat’s birthday, we went to Sat Bains, (the name of the restaurant, and the name of the proprietor and chef).  We are lucky enough to have been a few times before, to the main restaurant, and always … Continue reading

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