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jah


jah
 
Home Town: London, Greater London, England, U.K.
Member Since: Dec. 2007
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Asian, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Healthy
Hobbies: Knitting, Gardening, Photography, Reading Books, Painting/Drawing
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About this Cook
My favorite things to cook
I like baking and making bread at present.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I really like European desserts , especially traditional Christmas deserts
My cooking triumphs
I don't like to brag, but most things I make turn out well
My cooking tragedies
I made a version of Buche de Noel before Christmas, but used a Victoria Sandwich recipe instead of spongecake. It broke up when I rolled it, but I sort of rounded it off with chocolate butter icing and it was delicious.
Recipe Reviews 22 reviews
Tres Leches Cake
I just made this and it turned out very well. I am an experienced cook and find that a lot of people that write reviews on this site obviously are not. It might help if recipes were rated as beginning, intermediate or experienced, the way knitting patterns are.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 1, 2015
Persimmon Bars
i used melted butter instead of oil, but otherwise didn't change anything. It was out of this world! I have never cooked with persimmons before but think that must have been what gave it the moist quality. It was almost as moist as a bread pudding but more cake like.

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Dec. 10, 2014
Mmm-Mmm Better Brownies
Fabulous! So simple as well. I used butter, as I always do. I think shortening is disgusting. I think some of the people that review these recipes don't know how to cook. I read that one person forgot the baking powder but "didn't think that would have made enough difference to not make them turn out well" (DUH)

0 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 16, 2014
 
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