How to make cheese: an experiment in uncertainty

January 24, 2012 § Leave a comment

Because we have nothing better to do on a Monday night, we decided it was the perfect time to try our hands at the art of cheese making. Due to some coagulation issues, what was supposed to take 4 hours turned into a night of drinking followed by a less-than-sober¬†affinage session this morning. Below is an account of the past 24 hours. The cheese will be ageing for the next few weeks in Yvonne’s kitchen, the terroir seems promising…

Ladies and gentleman, we present to you, “Bra’dopolachuc” (roughly translated: post drunk Bra cheese). Who wants in?

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Mama Nederland

January 2, 2012 § Leave a comment

Remember when the nona¬†taught me to make pasta? Today was an equally life changing foodie experience. Yvonne’s mom, aka Mama Nederland, gave us a step by step tutorial of her famed secret family recipe for Dutch apple pie. I’ve been sworn to secrecy so only pictures are allowed, but if you play your cards right… this might just be in your plate come NYE 2013.

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Banoffee Pie: A How To

March 27, 2011 § Leave a comment

Toffee and Bananas

Some serious cream

The chocolate

My new favorite… what’s not to love??

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