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 March, 2012
Creme Caramel to the French. Flan to those in the Americas. This is the closest I will get to “cooking out of the tin”. Or in this case, a box of Moirs Creme Caramel. This is my mothers recipe, developed
Too tired and too lazy to put much effort into making dinner last night, Luke had the brilliant idea to make quesadillas (our version of anyway). So quick, so very tasty. And vegetarian! ingredients 120g strong cheddar (or Manchego), grated
Today we said farewell to Emma. Her training in Stellenbosch has come to an end and she is on her way back to Australia to further prepare for the London Olympics. Her diet restricted her from eating wheat, so I
Having Flowers in the Foyer as our immediate neighbour is perfect. A perfect hideaway place. I say, if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen … and into the flower shop. Such serenity. Hermien put together this arrangement for
When I was asked to bake a polenta cake for an order, I knew I had to try this recipe from The Many Little Meals of Rose Bakery. An incredibly delicious gluten-free cake. I improvised by adding the lemon syrup,