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Fresh from the Oven – Curry Stuffed Buns

September 28, 2009


I have recently joined a group called ‘Fresh From the Oven’ which is a monthly bread baking group. In essence the group has a monthly challenge to all bake their version of a given bready recipe. This months challenge was curry stuffed buns. I made them really early in the month and have been desperate to post this […]

Cupcakes again!

September 27, 2009


We have had another busy Weekend of enjoyable tasks. I’ve been baking cakes and Ed has been building a deck, whilst George has been playing with friends and helping out whenever he fancies, so everyone is happy. Our Friends Katie and Adam have 2 lovely little twin girls Evie and Nell, and a boy called […]

George’s New Hobby

September 23, 2009


Just a little post from our little boy. There will be more baking news when I can publish the results of my Fresh from the Oven challenge, plus I am baking cakes for a friends twins birthday at the Weekend. Ed is in the midst of building a deck, so there will be photo’s to […]

Chutney 2009

September 16, 2009


2008’s Courgette Chutney, made by Ed, was a resounding success. We ate plenty of it ourselves and also gave some to friends and all agreed it was really quite good. A good dollop with cheese on toast or with crusty bread and ham was always welcome. We even ran out before Summer, so this year […]

Raised Bed Building

September 13, 2009


It’s only been 5 years, but finally we got around to putting together some raised beds for vegetables today. Well I say ‘we’, but Ed put them together this afternoon with a little help from George. Actually I was in the kitchen most of the time preparing a tea of creamy chicken and pancetta pie […]

Monday is Risotto Night

September 7, 2009


As you may have read from earlier post, we often have risotto on a Monday. If there is meat left from the Sunday roast I will concoct a pie or some sort of crispy meat dish, but this Weekend was a bit topsy turvy and we had our Sunday Roast on Friday. The leftover roast chicken […]

Bank Holiday Clearance

September 1, 2009


A lot of this Weekend has been spent having a big clear up in the garden. After Ed’s excavations we had a couple of tons of rocks, stone and dirt to get rid of. It was stopping me getting to the compost heap so composting had slowed down recently. Not so much a hot compost heap, but […]