Lemon Brown Butter Tart + My Latest Crush

As is typically the case when a brilliant new book hits the market (especially by some of my favoured sources of inspiration) I waste little time getting my hands on it. By some gross error, I landed up ordering this gem a tad behind schedule, but oh, it is so worth having in my arsenal! I’ll admit, a lot of the main meals are primarily not vegetarian, but the other chapters {Meatless Mains, Vegetables} quickly make up for that. What I love about this book is that it is an amalgamation of people’s favourites, by phenomenal chefs/bloggers/geniuses, and genuinely meant to be catered towards honest home cooking – none of that layered and complicated deconstructed stuff! Hence, I used two recipes from the book as inspiration for my Lemon Brown Butter Tart. The first is Paule Caillat’s Brown Butter Tart (which BTW is ridonkulously easy) and the second is Elizabeth Falkner’s Eggless Lemon Curd.

Right so in case you thought that this is my latest crush, it isn’t. I mean, I love recipe books and all, but this crush is totally legit. And Yellow too! It’s none other than the  Read more…

Sticky Orange Marmalade Tea Cake [Vegan]

I’ve never ever experienced (and succumbed to) summer lethargy this gravely before. Part of me is thoroughly enjoying every minute of it, and the other part is (obviously) getting rather itchy to get my hands on something solid, something concrete and meaningful. To balance the two extreme ends of my psyche, baking a summery treat seems to meet both the requirements – the recipe being slightly lazy in its approach + the end product being something tangible, solid and pleasing. Mission was set, and the accomplishment has been repeated thrice already.

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