Basics, Sauces and Condiments

Vanilla custard

As the days grow shorter and greyer, I am all about the stews, soups and crumbles. And what goes better with crumble than… you’ve got it, vanilla custard. Growing up in Germany, for me, vanilla custard or Vanillepudding came in a blue packet. Imagine my surprise when I learned that I could easily whip it […]


Creme Patissiere

In case I haven’t mentioned this before, I’m an avid Masterchef Australia viewer. I simply love its 99+ episodes and devour them one by one (and sometimes on repeat). The Northerner isn’t a fan, he claims, but occasionally I catch him catching up on a few episodes that I had binged without him. Go figure. […]