Pâtisserie reviews – Ladurée, Jean-Pierre Hévin and Pierre Hermé

This final post rounds off the series of blog posts that I’ve been writing recently following my research trip to Paris. You perhaps won’t be surprised to see some big names in the top 3: Ladurée...
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Pâtisserie reviews in Paris – Larnicol and Piccadis

Continuing on our culinary jaunt around Parisian pâtisseries, we have here the next two instalments of my reviews from a recent research trip to Paris (the first instalment, reviewing Fauchon and Aux...
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Pâtisserie reviews in Paris – Fauchon & Aux Merveilleux de Fred

“Fiona’s Paris trip confirmed that French was indeed the language of love” is how my birthday card from my Mum read this year. Take a look at it and you’ll see exactly how befitting this card was...
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From Biologist to Baker – how did that happen?!

I’ll admit it: I’m a bit of a nerd, a swot; ok, ok, a down-right geek! From a young age I became fascinated in the world and all of its workings. And like most kids I would persistently annoy (and...
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