Happy New Year with Orange Marmalade

I can’t believe another year has come to a close (and that this is the 2 year blogiversary of The Bon Appétit Diaries!!) It’s been a pretty great year with one of the highlights being becoming friends with some other food bloggers and embarking on this Cook the Book project with them! I did slack … Continue reading

Cook the Book: Bread Pudding

Chapter: Custards and Puddings – Recipe: Bread Pudding Ok, technically this recipe is called The Coach House Bread and Butter Pudding, and Marion describes it as “the best bread pudding ever” quite the acclaim, if you ask me. In real life, it’s good. It’s really good. So creamy, yet kind of like clouds in your … Continue reading

Cook the Book: Baked Apples

When I was in second grade I did a report on New Zealand. I wrote the consulate for information on its country and got a whole packet of documents in response. Now, 20+ years later, what do I remember? Only that I made baked apples (with a recipe from the consulate’s packet) for an international … Continue reading

Cook the Book: Shirred Eggs

Chapter: Eggs – Recipe: Shirred Eggs I’m sad to be back from vacation. When I go away there is no ‘I’m ready to come home moment’ no thought upon return other than it feels good to be off a plane and sleeping in a comfortable bed. It’s especially easy to think I can travel forever … Continue reading

Cook the Book: Peach Dutch Baby

Chapter: Griddling – Recipe: Baked German Pancake (or Dutch Babies) So many things colliding in this Breakfast Book post 1. I’ve always wanted to try cooking a Dutch Baby 2. I’m in Europe for this post 3. I lived in Germany, so fancy that, they are called German Pancakes in Marion’s book (and Dutch Babies … Continue reading