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April 27, 2010


I only just got these made in time for the April Bake off for ‘Fresh From The Oven’. This month it was chosen by Corrie from Hot Potato Blog. I was glad it was another recipe from the River Cottage Bread Handbook as I like their recipes and find the book easy to follow, albeit […]

Chicken Satay at the BBQ

April 25, 2010


Yesterday, whilst I was wandering round the woods trying to find Ernie…again, I needed to take my mind off the fact that he might be stuck down a badger set, so I sat down and caught up with my Twitter stream. I spotted that James Brewer from ‘Back to the Chopping Board‘ was making chicken […]

Let’s Get Cooking

April 19, 2010


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 […]

Baking Addiction

April 15, 2010


I think I have some sort of baking addiction. Does that even have a name? I obviously couldn’t ‘bake’ anything whilst we were away camping because it’s all ‘boil in the bag’ rice and chilli, or sausages and ‘Smash’. I didn’t even realise what I was doing as on my return I started grabbing ingredients […]

High Peak Trip

April 13, 2010


We just had a Weekend camping at Edale in the Peak District. First we pitched our tent, with a good view of the valley: Then George paddled in the stream: Next day we went on a hike up Kinder Scout. A Gritstone plateau and the highest point in Derbyshire: The views from the top are […]

Cute Garden Nemesis

April 11, 2010


We have had our first glimpse this year of the beast that stalks our garden. As we were getting ready to head off on our camping Weekend in the High Peak, there it was sunning itself in my drystone vegetable bed. It’s evil. It digs the very seeds out of my plant pots. It chops […]

Garden Plans 2010

April 5, 2010


New Raised Beds Layout – The Kale is already in Drystone Bed The mice and slugs tend harvest everything in here, I hope they don’t want courgettes Pots of salad and baby veg around the shed The Sunny Dry Front Garden This is more of a post for me than you. Hope you don’t mind. […]

Cake Pops

April 2, 2010


I defy anyone to see a picture of a cake pop and not be a bit intrigued. What’s in them? How do you make them? Can I have one? I had seen these on FoodGawker and was itching to have a go. The School Spring Fair seemed like a good enough reason. Surely small children at a […]