Firstly - Pappa Roti opened in Strathfield yesterday! There's a special offer for a free bun with any drink purchased.
Very nice piping
Sick of studying, I ventured out under the blazing sun and brought back one of the fluffiest buns I've ever seen. The smell was absolutely incredible.
Despite trying to spend every waking minute cramming
useless knowledge into my brain, I find the time to do some therapeutic baking. I made Portuguese egg custard tarts:
As well as my very first quiche, loaded with bacon, cheese and caramelised onions. Yum! I was supposed to take it to a revision session with some uni friends, but since the date passed and I didn't hear from any of them, I was - ahem - forced to eat most of it by myself.
The quiche got me in the mood to do some more fancy cooking. I don't know if this constitutes as "fancy" to other people, but for a rookie cook like myself it seemed quite involved. Those eggs Benedict from 2042 Deli & Cafe left me craving eggs for breakfast for the next few days, and I took it upon myself to replicate a cafe-style brekkie at home:
Pan-fried eggs with smoked trout, cream cheese, and sauteed baby spinach.
Last but not least, a trip to Balmain led to an impromptu visit to Adriano Zumbo's Patisserie...oh, who am I kidding. I drove to Balmain for the very purpose of acquiring some macarons. Or Zumbarons, as they're now apparently called. I gawked at the cake display:
And came away with three 'Zumbarons':
Must. Go. Study. NOW!