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halloween jelly worms in dirt

Halloween party ideas

In Cakes and Bakes, Other, Pasta and Risotto, Pork, Sides, Snacks, Sweets On October 20, 2014 0 Comments

I do love Halloween though I have never been trick or treating. It’s just not in my British nature to knock on someone’s door and give out ultimatums…. Read More »

cheese and onion quiche

Cheese & caramelised onion quiche

In Other, Pastry, Tarts and Pies, Veggie On October 14, 2014 19 Comments

I have never ever hankered after a daughter. Obviously if one had appeared then I’d have loved her and been very happy indeed. But one never did. And… Read More »

spiced apple cupcakes

No mixer spiced apple cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On October 8, 2014 5 Comments

I love a glut challenge. Any time I’m faced with a lot of any food stuff I come over all war time housewife. I don an apron (which… Read More »

black forest brownies

Black forest brownies

In Cakes and Bakes On September 30, 2014 2 Comments

So youthful types get a bad press in general, no? I know I find myself crossing the road from large groups of teens, as if they’re a dangerous… Read More »

double choc chip bundt cake

Double chocolate chip & orange bundt cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On September 23, 2014 6 Comments

I fell off the wagon. Thump, spectacularly to the ground. I was so very nearly there. Just 1.5 stone to go in my 5 stone battle of the… Read More »

Eight-apple cake

Eight apple cake + Crumbs cookbook giveaway

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On September 20, 2014 35 Comments

I have long been a fan of the Crumbs blog written by sisters Claire and Lucy. They’re as funny as I’d like to be. And also rather glam… Read More »

sunshine cake with pineapple and carrot

Sunshine cake

In Cakes and Bakes, Other On September 16, 2014 7 Comments

This is a serious blog post. Well as serious as cake gets. I want to warn you in case you’re expecting the usual drivel about babies and weight… Read More »

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Bonfire cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On September 9, 2014 1 Comment

This recipe is all about the preparation. You just need to be a busy bee (with helpers if possible) getting everything ready. Think of it as a baking… Read More »

peanut and raisin cookies with water mark

Peanut & raisin oaty cookies

In Biscuits, Other On September 3, 2014 2 Comments

There’s a natural saturation level of competance in pretty much everything. Reach your limit and the wheels come off. In business it’s called the Peter Principle – where… Read More »

lemon blueberry and white choc cupcakes

Lemon, blueberry & white chocolate cupcakes

In Cakes and Bakes On August 19, 2014 5 Comments

I worked with a girl once who literally stopped traffic. Now people overuse the word literally. They literally use it all the time to describe things that literally… Read More »