Browsing All posts tagged under »school«

Brendan’s Normandy Apple Tart

October 29, 2012

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I spent Friday at the Seasoned Cookery School on a 'Brilliant Bakes' course hosted by Brendan, finalist in 2012's Great British Bake Off. The day started off very well with a slab of Brendan's homemade granola slice and a cup of tea.

It’s all about the cake

March 18, 2012

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The sun shone yesterday for the annual Spring Fair at George’s School. The children threw sponges, bobbed for apples, bought magic wands and ate cake pops. For the adults tea was served, jewellery was made and spring flowers were on offer. But we all know what the main event is at a school fair. The […]

George’s Homework: “My Christmas”

December 31, 2011

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Cornflake Cookies

December 3, 2011

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When I want to bake something I sometimes ask Ed and George what they fancy. Often Ed will say “Can you make cornflake biscuits like we used to have at school? They had cornflakes mixed into them and a cherry on top. I liked them.” I vaguely browse around the internet and can’t find a recipe […]

Auction

May 22, 2010

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Last night Friends of the school put on an Auction of Promises. Here is my offering of homegrown and homemade produce which was snapped up by our Head Teacher. It included rustic bread, bagels, tea loaf, granola, cheese straws, chutney and vegetable seedlings. George promise of ‘small pet sitting’ was bid for too, in fact […]

Bluebell Woods

May 12, 2010

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I was asked to tag along on with the school kids yesterday to our local woods. We set off first thing and it looked like we had lucked out with a sunny morning. The children were tasked with writing about the outdoors and finding similes, rhymes and alliteration. Some of them set about the task very […]

Let’s Get Cooking

April 19, 2010

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George started his ‘Let’s Get Cooking’ club tonight at school and came home with this lovely looking pitta bread pizza Lucky he did really, as he only has time for a quick change and something to eat then he is back out to cub scouts in half an hour. I just threw some salad at […]

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