George’s Focaccia

April 18, 2015

33

Focaccia - Just bread with nice bits in.

Chick Pea and Potato Curry

April 16, 2015

6

This is a standby meal for us when it looks like the cupboards are bare but for a couple of handfuls of new potatoes rolling about in the salad drawer and some fresh herbs. We had this last week on our return from a sunny day at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, hence the quick tray photo […]

Rhubarb Ginger Lime

April 10, 2015

11

Rhubarb, Ginger and Lime - The long and the short of it.

Donut Holes

March 25, 2015

15

No doughnuts were harmed in the making of these holes.

Cheese Scones & New Kitchens

March 2, 2015

21

Can it be true? Can my kitchen finally be finished and I can get on with all the cooking? Seriously, it felt like years to get this far (11 to be precise) First we revelled in the idea of going out for dinner and several takeaways per week, but it’s surprising how quickly the novelty […]

Gingerbread

December 21, 2014

23

This old fashioned Gingerbread tastes more delicious than the simple recipe has any right to. Sometimes the old ones are the best.

Posted in: Baking, Cake, Claire, Food

Apple Turnovers

December 17, 2014

15

It’s been a while, so I thought I’d break us in gently with a nice, simple turnover. We’ve been through a lot you and I. We’ve made good things and bad things, sown stuff and grown stuff, been places and filled our faces. I feel sad that I’ve not been sharing, but there are times […]

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Melonade

October 4, 2014

25

I carried a watermelon.

Posted in: Claire, Drinkies, Food, Fruity

Barbecue Pizza

September 29, 2014

14

Stone-baked pizza - from a barbecue. Maybe we don't need that fancy wood fired oven after all.

Brisket in a Bun

September 15, 2014

13

Things work out for the best when we all know where we stand. I stand next to the oven so I can pull the best bits off the brisket when it's cooked.

Dutch Tool Chest

August 25, 2014

9

A project where I've learned stuff, made some great connections and made the most efficient tool chest I have ever seen.

Posted in: Ed, Furniture, Woodwork

Chocolate Dream Cake

August 13, 2014

25

Choose life: Choose a big meringuey pudding that takes up a whole shelf in the fridge and a weeks worth of calories in your belly.

Much Ado About Muffins

August 2, 2014

16

I have written this solely for the purposes of calling a post 'Much Ado About Muffins'. It's all I got.

Thai Bites

July 15, 2014

17

Tasty turkey Thai things. Great in a wrap, or just in your face.

Woodworking at the Extremes

June 29, 2014

4

Two projects that left the workshop in the last week from extreme ends of my woodworking spectrum: A whisky stand and some cabinets.

Posted in: Ed, Furniture, House, Woodwork

Deadheading

June 8, 2014

5

A day of set photography for a Radio 4 Crime Comedy.

Posted in: Claire, Photography

Three Shortcut Meals

June 3, 2014

26

Some days I want delicious food and I want it NOW. Who am I kidding? That's pretty much all the days.

Chicken Fried Rice

May 29, 2014

15

Fried Rice - no fancy gadgets required.

Simply Shortbread

May 22, 2014

20

Butter, sugar, flour = tasty