Claudette Colbert’s Blueberry Pie

Claudette Colbert’s Blueberry Pie

I made this for my pre-birthday dinner and it was pastry-heavy but good.  Really easy, just bung in the blackberries with some sugar, cornflour and salt then dot with butter.  Sainsbury’s had run out of shortcrust pastry so I used puff – which...
Claudette Colbert Cake

Claudette Colbert Cake

Stripes!  Claudette’s cake is not for the faint hearted.  It has taken me about 2 and a half hours to make but I have to say, it is BEAUTIFUL!  It’s a perfect cake to make at Easter as it is all yellow and lemony.  I have decorated it with mini chocolate...
Claudette Colbert Cake

Claudette Colbert Cake

Ooh, I had an outfit a bit like that on Second Life.  Been so long since I went there though I’ll have forgotten how to do everything I’m sure.  I did enjoy meditating by the fountains with doves flying around though.  Oh and I did like my...
Claudette Colbert’s Claudette Colbert Cake

Claudette Colbert’s Claudette Colbert Cake

“I know what’s best for me, after all I have been in the Claudette Colbert business longer than anybody.” Oh what a lovely day it was yesterday! I was DJing with my wind-up gramophone at the Home Movie Day at the Cinema Museum and it was so gorgeous to see...
Claudette Colbert’s Claudette Colbert Cake

Claudette Colbert’s Claudette Colbert Cake

“It took me years to figure out that you don’t fall into a tub of butter, you jump for it.” I’m going to the hairdresser tomorrow – I may well take this picture in and get my fringe done like Claudette’s. She is the star I am supposed to look...
Claudette Colbert’s Caramel Custard

Claudette Colbert’s Caramel Custard

“Govern a family as you would cook a small fish – very gently.”   OK so Claudette wore a very nice hat throughout “It Happened One Night” but her Caramel Custard wasn’t up to much.However, I blame the double boiler – I...

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