Not to seem vain or anything…

Tales From The Kitchen


Born in Gloucester, brought up in Kent and with a mother from the Loire Valley in France, you might say that Véronique Falconer is a little bit all over the place. The same cannot be said, however, for her baking. When I arrive at her flat she already has her ingredients laid out. A bowl of broken up dark chocolate, two bowls for the eggs – yolks in one, whites in the other, butter softening on the side and a pan of water heating up on the hob.

The recipe Véronique has chosen is a chocolate and almond torte from one of her favourite food blogs, Flying Fourchette.

‘I like that blog a lot,’ she says, ‘because it’s not just recipes, she does reviews and writes about her food experiences around the world.’

Véronique is the author of her very own blog, The Pigtailed Poet, which started…

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  1. That’s a great vid Véronique! And say hi to Earnesto for me. I should introduce Francis, my sourdough starter to your Earnesto on day. 🙂

    What’s the song in your video by the way?

    1. Ahaha, I learned the hard way how very awkward I can be, my friend had to pop music over all of the conversation because of how very random our conversation ended up :’) But yes! Francis sounds delightful!

      I beleive it’s a cover of a song from the 60’s/70’s by Camille Bazbaz called Papa Tango Charly 🙂

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