Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2012«

My First Ice Cream

February 28, 2012

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This Weekend I made my first ever ice cream. I spotted this pin on Pinterest entitled ‘The best chocolate ice cream you’ll ever have‘ and it led me to the fabulous Cup of Jo blog. There are no eggs in this recipe and you don’t need an ice cream maker. It’s very easy and very, very […]

Winter Soufflé Omelette

February 22, 2012

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It was a dreary wet morning in Derbyshire, so I set about the housework. The rainy skies and domestic chores left me feeling that I needed a tasty lunch to perk me up. I scoured the kitchen and garden for inspiration: Witch hazel and snowdrops offered the only glimpse of colour in the garden. The […]

The Pheasant and The Potato

February 17, 2012

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One of our generous neighbours offered us a pheasant, and having never cooked a pheasant before I jumped at the chance. Although he was a beautiful thing, carrying him back home felt a little odd. His soft feathers and firm weightiness made it feel like I was carrying a pet, rather than something for dinner. […]

Something in the attic

February 14, 2012

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Amidst the century old filth, flies and plaster dust, the attic project has turned up some interesting finds. I say interesting, its more crap in the attic than cash in the attic, but interesting nonetheless. I’ve always had a paranoia about uncovering a dead body during the refurbishment of this house, but now the final […]

Honey Cloud Pancakes

February 11, 2012

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Something for Shrove Tuesday or a Weekend breakfast: A light as a cloud, honey pancake that has whipped egg white folded in for extra oomph!

See my bagels

February 2, 2012

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Although there is generally a lot of baking on Things{we}make I am lucky that it is a joint venture and that Ed understands my need to show you my bagels. I like that he knows how to make a good-looking filling of pastrami, pea shoots and horseradish. It is most important that he will fill […]