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 February, 2012
If you were in the Nook neighbourhood the past couple days you may have been lucky enough to discover the homemade ice cream stand set up in the courtyard of Flowers in the Foyer. Jacques and Marize churn out delicious
DIY Valentines Cakes from tiger in a jar
Fruit with cheese. Whether in a salad, on crackers or fresh bread. To start a meal, or to end a meal. The perfect marriage. Seven years back I spent some time in a Franschhoek pastry kitchen – they had this
We are all familiar with the old adage “like riding a bike”. This does not apply to macaron baking. At least not in my case. My most recent macaron failure (after a one month long haitus) I prefer to refer