In my last blog post, I looked at the advantages of making your own mince meat. Having made quite a few jars the only thing left to do was actually use the resulting product in baking. That means mince pies. And lots of them. Problem is, with 19 days still left until Christmas, I have already […]
Mono-chrome Memories There is an ochre and crimson multi-coloured crinkling carpet under my feet I’m spinning round and round beneath the wind swept trees Almost barren now with just their branches reaching out for the last remnants of winter’s light Arms wide open, hair pulled tightly in bunches, fingers spread to the sky Nose and […]
I’ve got a tiny secret to tell you. Come closer. Want to know what the best thing about baking cakes is? No, not eating them yourself. Bribing your friends with it. Well maybe bribing is not the right word. More like cajoling. Seducing. Softening. Sweetening up. Yeah that’s a good one. Sweeting them with sugary temptations.