What's It All About—
This blog began as a side project when we opened Nook Eatery in 2009. In September 2012 we sold Nook, and sadly it now no longer exists. We have a new blog (see A Good Place to Gather). As always we remain inspired by the ingredients we use and the food we cook. This site remains purely as an archive of our three years at Nook Eatery and the recipes I created.
Archive for July, 2011
Strudel. Shtrrrooooodel. I had not made traditional strudel for almost 8 years since work experience in a Dubai hotel pastry kitchen, whose 11 restaurants included a Viennese tea room. You often find strudels are made using puff or phyllo pastry, but Austrian
Growing up I remember my parents and their friends hosting curry potluck dinner parties. And the usual suspects would always be present. Sliced banana, desiccated coconut, Mrs Balls Chutney. Luke loves curry, so we often make it at home. We even built
When we think of Mexican food desserts are probably the last thing we consider. Burritos, tacos and nachos with salsa are some of the things that first come to mind, but the truth is Mexican cooking includes desserts that are