ExteriorDespite their lack of internet presence, beyond a couple of Google reviews, I got a tip from regular guest quester Freya that The Rabbit Hole, newly opened where Sweet Melinda’s used to trade, was very much worthy of a visit. Accordingly I toddled along for lunchtime look. I was joined today by two chef pals, …

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You’re not going to believe this: I managed to fashion an actual edible lemon tart! I’m not going to claim it was an unqualified success. The pastry could have been much better, my niece and nephew both took one bite and refused to indulge further, and the expression on my mother’s face when she was …

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An alarming picture has been uncovered in the Lunch Quest vaults, showing the full hideous spectacle that was my epic lemon tart failure. Don’t stare directly at it – it may burn you up in a searing shaft of smoldering citrus sadness 🙁 The horror… How does one recover from this culinary catastrophe? The scars …

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Now, as far as cooking goes, I definitely have my limitations. I’m pretty comfortable with soups and stews (I feel I can accurately season goo), but beyond that things start to get rather hit-and-miss. Earlier last year, a couple of friends and I came up with a good way to try andimprove our skills, get …

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