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cropped lemon biscuits

Lemon button biscuits from my book

In Biscuits On July 7, 2014 4 Comments

This whole book malarkey has crept up on me. It seems like forever that I’ve been explaining that the book isn’t out just yet, but soon, honestly soon…. Read More »

vanilla cut out biscuits

Cut out vanilla biscuits

In Biscuits, Other On July 1, 2014 2 Comments

So 13 days ago I gave birth to a baby boy. Our third little boy who is a pleasure and a delight. I’m so in love all over… Read More »

cauliflower bulgar wheat salad

Roasted cauliflower, cumin & bulgar wheat salad

In Salads, Veggie On June 17, 2014 6 Comments

I am a barbecue snob. I’m not happy or indeed impressed by a few burgers and a sausage or two. Add to that a pack of pre bought… Read More »

stuck on you

Review & giveaway #21 – Stuck on you goodies

In Giveaways On June 17, 2014 245 Comments

I still have a ruler and some pencils with my name printed on. They were ordered some time in the mid 80s by my mother and I loved… Read More »

cherry and banana dairy free ice cream

Cherry & banana no churn ice-cream

In Ice Cream and Lollies On June 10, 2014 3 Comments

I’m not a Mum who treats sugar as the devil. I have a very sensible (well I think so) theory that by saying something’s off limits you create… Read More »

orange meringue pie

Orange meringue pie

In Pastry, Tarts and Pies On June 3, 2014 3 Comments

I am reaching the terrified stage. I’ve done the hypno birthing course. I’ve re read all my birthing books. I’m trying to keep my feet up. But there’s… Read More »

emma jayne

Review & Giveaway #20 – Emma Jane’s Bakery button stamps

In Giveaways On May 31, 2014 282 Comments

Who knew a button shaped biscuit could cause such excitement? I popped up a pic of the ginger biscuits I made with these stamps late on a Friday… Read More »

warermarked coco pop eclairs

Coco pop mini chocolate éclairs

In Pastry On May 27, 2014 2 Comments

The cronut craze of last year has been and gone. Did you try making them? I didn’t. It was probably the thought of both croissant dough and deep… Read More »

patisserie landscape

Review & giveaway #19 – Patisserie book

In Giveaways On May 27, 2014 198 Comments

This book is serious. It’s more than serious, it’s almost deadly. A weighty tome that had to be picked up from the post office – it was too… Read More »

cheesy bread sticks

Cheesy bread sticks

In Breads, Snacks On May 22, 2014 2 Comments

A very easy alternative to their less healthy cousin, the cheese straw. These are bread based rather than pastry based. Perfect for picnics, little ones, and for dipping…. Read More »