Tag: butter

  • CLOTTED CREAM CARAMELS

    I became aware of the caramel as a thing in 2013. Is that surprising to you? Have you been eating individually wrapped caramels all your life? Good for you! I was only aware of caramel as a sauce, or a filling, or a Cadbury’s. Until that same trip to Paris on which I ate that éclair. We […]

  • BORDIER ❤

    I once read some writing guidelines that said you shouldn’t write stories about moments in time that change everything forever, because that’s boring. Never mind. Isn’t that most stories? Paris, my birthday, spring. We’ve torn through a poulet rôti in the park. And we’re all what shall we do now? Do you want to look […]

  • GROWN UP CARAMEL SQUARES

    I was never going to be allowed a McDonald’s birthday party. That much was clear. I could have pretty much everything else I wanted. And what I wanted – every year – was for my mum to make caramel squares, and for my dad to play Joe Dolce’s Shaddap You Face. These ones have roasted […]

  • IN PRAISE OF: BUTTER

    At university, I chose olive oil spread. My Timberlands and my trucker caps were very large and I had very large decisions to make about who I was going to be. I bought Own Brand, not Olivio; I didn’t want to be the type of person that got swizzed. In my twenties, I learned that […]