Category Madeleine Quest

Stacie Bakes and Orange Honey Madeleines

Former MasterChef contestant Stacie Stewart has become fairly well known from her stints on various TV shows such as This Morning and Food Glorious Food as the cheerful, beehived recipe creator and judge.  The Sunderland native has drafted a book, Stacie Bakes, with treats which can be created for various holidays throughout the year.  Unlike, for […]

The Monuments Men and Chocolate Madeleines

For better or worse, George Clooney has a fascination with sharing lesser-remembered parts of history.  Previous movies that he’s written and directed include Good Night and Good Luck (about famed news anchor Edward R. Murrow’s run in with Senator McCarthy) and Leatherheads (about the origins of professional football), all using the same formula of trying […]

Rosewater Madeleines

The first thing I did when I got engaged was order a wedding book.  I’ve been accused of being someone who intellectualises everything and it’s probably true.  I wanted to be able to get organised, to make lists.  I love lists.  But after reading some books and talking to a couple friends who are going […]

Lemon Zested Madeleines

As you might have noticed, I have gone gung-ho into madeleines.  In fact, I think it’s going to be a regular feature on my blog for awhile: the quest to find a madeleine which satisfies Beardy Boyfriend.  The original madeleines was criticised as being just a little too bland – Beardy Boyfriend broadly hinted that […]

We Love Madeleines

It all started when The Transporter aired on telly recently.  Frankly, I thought it was rather ridiculous (to use a boring cliche, it’s a bit of a guy movie) but a discussion point is the madeleine and how delicious they are.  As a result, Beardy Boyfriend – obviously a fan of the movie – had […]