Gosh, it’s been a month since the last post! My excuse is that I had a bit of a cold and have also been suffering from nasty arm injury (opening the oven was a challenge at one point). This has put me off cooking, eating and writing for a bit.
Still, I more than made up [...]
According to my unscientific poll of random individuals in the office, no one has ever heard about Stir-Up Sunday. That ’s a shame as it’s a great excuse for baking a cake. Basically, Stir-Up Sunday is a traditional day for everyone in the family to stir-up Christmas pudding while making a wish. If you want [...]
And I’m chuffed to bits. Here it is:
A recipe competition with Red magazine in association with Waitrose.
(For those outside the UK I should explain that Red is an upmarket lifestyle magazine in the UK targeting women 30+; Waitrose is a posh, middle-England supermarket. Both are very respectable brands indeed.)
Actually, I have not actually seen [...]
I have been challenged to a cassoulet. Yes, that’s right. Dilip left a comment on my blog in September asking what would be the impatient person’s recipe for a cassoulet. Now, anyone with any understanding of cooking knows that cassoulet takes hours to make. In fact, you could probably go on a three-day holiday, come [...]
If you want to follow a recipe but you don’t have kitchen scales or a measuring jug at hand, here are a few tips to get you the approximate quantities of stuff.
Basic Tricks: This sounds obvious but make sure you examine the package. By law, it will display th product’s weight ot measure on [...]