and how to make custard….
Thought I’d post this useful table I put together some time ago, you know how it is…you’re baking something, you’ve 7 random egg yolks left over.
Of course there’s lots of things you can do with egg yolks but my all time favourite has to be a great big panful of custard – but then you have to get the calculator out, or engage the brain cells with pen and paper calculations. … Read more…
I’m sure you all have some really fab secret family recipes, ones I would love to get my hands on!
Well, I’ve been involved with a great project with Kenwood just recently sharing some of my own family favourite bakes….
Super Sticky Syrup Sponge
Roasted Red Pepper Loaf
and Farmhouse Fruitcake Slices
So not my usual kind of post, in fact I hardly ever review things but I’m making an exception for this one. Why? Because I’m seriously impressed and it’s turned into a real boost in my kitchen plus I’m treating one of you to one too!… Read more…
Here are the ones that are definitely for sharing – family tea times, get togethers with friends, just made to be shared.
Here are the ones that I would be tempted to make and hide – the less people know you’ve made them the better otherwise they’re gone in no time at all!
Hopefully the weather will be good enough to get on at least one picnic this summer – here’s what I’ll be packing in the cool bag!
Always good to have a quick rainy afternoon activity so here’s my top 3 recipes for the kids to have a crack at!
(Click on the title to take you to the recipe)
Yay! It’s the start of the summer hols! For those of you who’ve tried it you’ll know that working from home and trying to look after the children at the same time is a challenge.
This year, to try to ease frayed tempers, I’m going to be concentrating on my boys rather than the laptop, I’ve figured there’s probably only a couple of years left to run in the park, climb trees and jump in a stream before they’re all at high school and not getting up till lunchtime. … Read more…
Well very nearly! Official release date is the 30th August but the books are due in next week. Because some of the big retailers play naughty monkeys and don’t hold the books back until the official date, the books are being issued to the smaller independents first and that means me too!… Read more…