So last Sunday was Mother’s Day here in the UK. My mum is very hard to buy for. Anything she wants or desires, she buys it! So when it comes around to birthdays, Christmas or Mother’s Day it is a real struggle to know what to buy. This year I decided to make something. I…… Continue reading What do you give a person who has everything?
Baked one of the latest Tesco recipe cards today. Every time I go into my local Tesco’s I check to see if there are any new recipe cards. I always feel awkward if there are new ones, I feel like a thief taking all the cards. It doesn’t help that the cards are next to the…… Continue reading Chocolate and Caramel Muffins
This is one of my favourite recipes, we have it often in our house. It is perfect for using up the leftovers from a roast chicken. It is a Pioneer Woman recipe from her book Dinner time, which I love, I have made numerous meals from recipes in this book! As usual I have eaten…… Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie
First of all another apology I haven’t posted in a while. I am finally getting into a routine at work and this week I feel like I haven’t been too brain dead when I have gotten home! I have been deciding on my next craft projects, bakes and my partner and I have been visiting…… Continue reading Lamb and Chickpea fritters!
I made this delicious chocolate cake the other day. It is so moreish and tasty and so simple to make! What makes it special is that it’s deliberately under-baked and has no raising agents, keeping the middle gooey. The word ‘kladd’ means ‘sticky’ in Swedish, and it really is very sticky indeed. The photo does not…… Continue reading Kladdkaka (Swedish sticky chocolate cake) 30 mins to make, serves 8
So today and yesterday I have been cooking and baking for our dinners and lunches. A couple of new recipes were tried and one classic (that granny always spoiled us with). The first recipe I made was one for the lunch boxes, I am going to call them Pizza Swirls. They are like a puff pastry roulade…… Continue reading Happiness is Homemade.
As you will know if you’ve looked at my craft page I am currently planning on making some cushions for a brand, spanking new sofa that is being delivered in the next few weeks. I was going to buy some cushions from some wonderful talented types (you know, the ones you see on etsy/folksy and…… Continue reading Cats and sewing do not mix…