Jam Drops

Cookbook Challenge: Week 50 Theme: Picnic Recipe: Jam Drops From: AWW Bake Disclosure: I was sent samples of Bonne Maman jam from 360° Focus. Oh dear, oh my. I’ve been a bad Cookbook Challenger again. This is the second week in a row that I haven’t prepared anything! I fully intended to make something today, […]

Plane food: Emirates

I used to be okay with flying, but the older I get the more I dislike it. I’m not at the Valium stage yet, so I try and give myself things to look forward to in an attempt to distract myself – oooh movies! ooooh going somewhere different! ooooh plane food! Yes, I look forward […]

Cookbook Challenge: Week 49, Ice

Recipe: Mango Sorbet From: Food We Love I have a confession. I didn’t make anything for the Cookbook Challenge this week. Fortunately – just like a TV chef – here’s one I prepared earlier!

Assorted UK photos part 1

Some assorted photos from the UK. Back to food in my next post! Village Pub; Pumpkin weighing; Arundel Castle; Arundel; Bosham; London.

Cheese and olive loaf

Cookbook Challenge: Week 48 Theme: Bread A very quick post for this week’s Cookbook Challenge because I’m still in holiday mode! (But I go back to work tomorrow -boo!). The theme for this week is “bread”. I wanted to do a proper yeast bread, but still being in holiday mode means that we slept in […]

The Fat Duck, Bray, UK

And we’re back! Alastair and I are home from our holiday – we arrived home on Wednesday afternoon (slightly delayed due to fog at Melbourne airport – but we got to visit Adelaide and sit on the plane for a couple of hours – awesome). I love travelling, but there’s always something nice about getting […]

Cookbook Challenge: Week 47, Italian

Recipe: A really good spaghetti bolognese From: Nigel Slater’s The Kitchen Diaries The theme for the Cookbook Challenge this week is “Italian”, and after a lot of hunting through my cookbooks, I decided to make bolognese. Normally I don’t follow a recipe for bolognese, but for the purposes of the Cookbook Challenge, I decided I […]

Orange yoghurt cake

Hello! This is a very quick post from Dubai! Alastair and I have had a great time in the UK over the past couple of weeks and now we’re flying to Singapore for several days. I can’t wait to eat some Asian food, although we have been quite spoilt in the meals we’ve eaten while […]

Cookbook Challenge: Week 46, Cup

Recipe: Margarita From: Marie Claire Food & Drink The theme for the Cookbook Challenge this week is “cup” and I must admit that I have stretched the theme a bit. My thinking went like this: Cup = glass = drink = cocktail = MARGARITAS!

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