Hello!

Food blogs back guys. Why did I ever hide this gem, only about 4 or 5 years worth of work. LOL. So it'l take some tweaking to get it bak to scratch.

Pretty cool looking back from the beginning though. 

 

2016 in progress

 

2015

 

Testing shapes for my new ginger, orange and semolina biscuits to go with the on going summer pudding special at zucca.

 

 

Rococo chocolates. Beautiful.

 

 

Gelato! Pistachio, hazelnut and cherry. Why would you just have one!! 

 

 

Quo Vadis, Soho. lemon curd, meringue, walnuts

 

 

 Brioche!

 

 

Chocolate and almond sponge, chocolate ganache, toasted coconut

This is one of the cakes that I made at work where I've been doing the baking.

 

 

 

The obsession lives on.....Yogurt, lemon juice, cherry jam, fresh strawberries, shaved white chocolate, crushed meringue 

 

 Summer party to celebrate my lovely friends

 

Chocolate covered strawberries

Chocolate covered strawberries covered again with either white chocolate, ground roasted almonds or honeycomb pieces. Strawberry sculptures at the top :)

 

 


 

 

Champagne Jelly with grated white chocolate 

Champagne Jelly! Turning into my party staple! I didn't scramble it this time. Attack with a spoon approach, and we had really good champagne, lucky us! But my pound shop blue n pink spoons (amongst other treats) brought us back to earth haha!! 

 

 

Yogurt ice lollies; Yogurt, fresh strawberries, honeycomb pieces, fresh apricots, lemon juice 

Yogurt ice loillies 2; Yogurt; fresh blackberries, blackberry jam, lemon juice, cherries

 

 

Caramalised banana canapes

 

 

 Tempered Shards with honeycomb pieces-Thanks Chef Sandra for the transfer sheets, so pretty!

 

 

 Tempered Shards-Thanks Chef Sandra for the Transfer sheets, so pretty!

 

 

Party Ice cubes with lemon, lime, and orange segments. Also with water and homemade flavoured sugar syrups to include grapefruit syrup

 

 

 Greek style salad with roasted tomatoes, feta and mixed Mediterranean herbs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Poaching liquor for chicken 

 

Base sauce for poaching chicken- For Vietnamese summer rolls lemon, orange and lime juice, ginger, garlic, chilli, soy sauce, preserved ginger, lemon zest

 

Vegetables for Vietnamese summer rolls; Served with two traditional Vietnamese dipping sauces

 

 

 

 30th Birthday Cake

 

30th Birthday Cake- Three layered lemon cake, lemon syrup, lemon butter cream , 30 crystalised rose petals, candied lemon squares, white chocolate curls, honeycomb pieces.

 

 

 Crystalised rose petals

 

 Candied lemon squares

 

 

Tante Marie Culinary Academy: Intensive Le Cordon Bleu Diploma

 September 2013- March 2014


 

 Chocolate ramekins with chocolate mousse, salted hazelnut honeycomb, blood orange segments and blood orange syrup

 

 

 

 

 

 Balsamic steak with kaleidoscope salad 

 

 Salted butterscotch tart

 

 

 

 

 

 Assiette of apple

 

 Poached loin of rabbit with pearl barley and cauliflower peree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Pea soup with crab

 

  Kale and rainbow carrots

 

 Terrine de bavaroise

 

 

 

 Puy lentils with goats curd and beetroot

 

 Pear and caramel mille feuille

 

 

 

 

 Apple and Cinnamon bavaois with white chocolate 

 

 Smoked salmon, herb and souffle layer cheesecake

 

 

 

 Asian consomme

 

 

 

 Petits fours

 

 Autumn designed celebration cake

 

 Christmas! Chocolate dipped honeycomb, Chcolate transfer shards, Candied grapefruit and orange  stciks, home made tempered chocolates

 

 

 

 Nectarine and pear lattice tart

 

 

 Canteen Second Floor Studios and Arts,Cafe Manager Proposal to rejuvenate Arts cafe

Weekly Changing menus

 

View from CANTEEN terrace.

Submission idea for new flier by studio artists; work by R.Dalzell


 

2012 

 

 Bakewell tart


 

Sweet pastry with lemon zest 


 

 Padron Peppers

 

 

 

 

 Blueberry, white chocolate and lemon zest creamed cake

 

 

 Blueberry and white chocolate mini creamed cakes with lemon zest

 

 

 Watercress and dill salmon en creute with griddled courgettes and new potatoes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Salmon wrapped in puff pastry (shop bought)

 

 

 Seasoned salmon fillet rubbed with the watercress, dill, creme fraiche and lemon zest sauce


 

 Salmon fillet seasoned and rubbed with lemon zest


 

 Dill, watercress, creme fraiche , tabasco and lemon zest sauce

  

 

Grilled wraps with butter chicken, rocket salad and a butterbean, sundried tomato and pickle salad

 

 

 Seedy wraps with a butterbean, sundried tomato and pickle salad

 

 

 Butter chicken and red peppers

 

 

 Party fun; Champagne and vanilla jelly

 

 

 Chesnut mushroom, thyme and ricotta parcels with fresh parsley

 

 

 Thyme and garlic oil

 

 

 Chicken, butterbean and white wine stew with crushed potatoes and broccoli

 

 

 Kofta kebabs with leek, onion and mint basmatti rice served with yoghurt

 

 

 Fettuccine pasta

 

 

 Courgettes and toasted nuts for a pesto sauce with fettuccine pasta

 

 

 Toasted Almonds and Sunflower seeds with black pepper

 

 Spiced onions

 

 Aramark 2011-2012 Commis breakfast and dessert chef

 

 Sweet pastry


 Chocolate sponge

 

 


 Apple and blackberry filo pastry pie

 

 

 

 Lemon roast chicken with shallots

 

 Working on Borough Market tea stall

 

 Family grown tomatoes

 

 

 Thai Green Curry

 

 

 

 Girolles and beef with parsley and shallots

 

 

 

 

 

 

Girolle mushrooms brought back from france

 

Paris inspiration September 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 Chocolate trifle with tosted almonds

 

 

 

 

 Lemon syrup

 

 

 Lemon drizzle cake

 

 

 Orange and mint meringue tart with almond pastry

 

Meringue

 

 

 Orange segments, spearmint and peach juice

 


 

 

 

 Cocoa powder and flour for chocolate cake

 

 

 

 

 

 Spiced apples and plums for crumble

 

 

 Meringue,cherry and custard and sponge base for 'queeen of puddings'


 Lemon drizzle cake


 Serving pimms at the halls summer bbq


 

 

 

 Lamb, curried okra,garlic oyster mushrooms and parlsey salad with turkish bread


 

 

 

 

 

 

 Strawberry cheesecake

 Spiced apples with sultanas- for apple dumplings

 

 Spiced flour


 

 Banana muffins


 

 Toffee sauce


 

 Bakewell tart base


 

 Almond sponge mix


 

 Coconut sponge mix


 

 Apples with spiced sugar for tarte tatin


 

 Rustic pastry cases

 

 Pastry lids


 Lemon drizzle cake

 

 Apple and blackberry slice


 

 Chocolate sauce

 

Caramalised apple and walnut cake


 

 

 

 Upside down creamed peach cake

 

 Melted chocolate


 

 Strawberry greek yoghurt with blueberries


 

 

 

Chocolate and lemon mousse with broken chocolate and cream

 

 Star anise, bay leaf, ground corriander, salt, pepper


 

 Onion, fennel, chilli, white vine vinegar, oil, black pepper


  Butternut squash, fennel and onion filo pastry pie

 

 Sponge and fruit

 

 Sponge and fruit trifle base

 

 Toasted almonds, cherries,chantilly cream trifle base


 

 Chantilly trifle

 Chocolate chip muffins

 

 Apples, spiced brown sugar

 

Apple pie

 

 

 Raspberry creamed cake with a white chocolate icing and strawberrys

 

 

 

 Smoked salmon, spinach and seed cracker bites with lemon

 

Salmon fishcakes

 

 

Tofu and spring onion fritters with a sweet chilli sauce

 

 

 Brie, cranberry and grape stacks


Slow cooked vegetables with a poached egg and basil