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.

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

Chilli Dogs

May 18, 2014

19

Chilli dogs and toasted marshmallows for our first barbecue of 2014.

Kedgeree

May 11, 2014

17

Kedgeree…it's not just for breakfast.

Buttermilk Pyclets/Pikelets

May 2, 2014

21

Toaster friendly, tasting of crumpets, easy as pie…Pyclets.

Hot & Sticky Spare Rib Chops

April 25, 2014

25

Ignore the model's painty/holey T-shirt, this is the sticky pork you are looking for.

Massive Meatballs

April 15, 2014

26

Bigger than your average meatball.

It’s About Us

April 14, 2014

5

A film about taking a photo.

Bacon and Egg Pie

April 6, 2014

17

It's important to have all breakfast themed pie options covered at all times.