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Spooky Stuff

Spooky Stuff

I am ashamed to say that this is my first post since last Christmas, eek! Work, as it tends to, got in the way, but now that I am finally settled into my second new job of this year, I can post once more. So, October, my favourite month of the year and not just … Continue reading

Fabulous Festive Gifts

Fabulous Festive Gifts

With Christmas only a couple of weeks away here are a few lovely gift ideas for those cooks in your life. Or you could just treat yourself…… I love the majority of things that Cath Kidston has to offer, and this preserving kit is no exception. Perfect for adding a little glamour to your homemade … Continue reading

Biscuits!

Biscuits!

This rainy, damp weekend has been perfect. For one, I’ve managed to get all of my apres-holiday washing done, the flat has been dusted to within an inch of its life and I have had loads of time to try out some recipes from this gorgeous book, ‘Biscuit’ by Miranda Gore Browne. Miranda’s book is simply lovely. … Continue reading

Easter Cookery Goodies

Easter Cookery Goodies

With Easter not long off, and because I can’t resist a bit of shopping, here are some of my favourite Easter themed cookery goodies! I love these cute little chick cupcake cases – adorable! http://www.cakescookiesandcraftsshop.co.uk/acatalog/Hop-N-Tweet-Easter-Cupcake-Cases.html These Easter cake stencils will come in handy http://www.cakescookiesandcraftsshop.co.uk/acatalog/Easter-Cake-and-Cookie-Stencils.html These pretty napkins will be perfect for any Easter celebration. http://www.johnlewis.com/231378602/Product.aspxContinue reading

Coming soon to a book shop near you….

Coming soon to a book shop near you….

I’m so excited because it is less than a month until Fairytale Food hits the shelves! I realise that this is shameless self-promotion but there we are! And here, as a treat, is one of the stunningly beautiful illustrations that will feature in the book. I give you, Snow White. Yelena Bryksenkova  is the amazing illustrator responsible for all of … Continue reading

Wonderous Leftover Pud

There are still nine days left until Christmas but I am already thinking about what I should do with my leftover Christmas pudding. Actually I’ve already bought a very reasonably priced pudding, cooked it and have left it to cool so that I can make some of Nigella’s amazing Christmas Puddini Bonbons – if you’ve not tried this recipe yet … Continue reading

Magical Things To Do With Sprouts

I love sprouts. I won’t lie and say I always have, I haven’t. In fact most of the sprouts from my childhood were slyly fed to the dog under the table (who of course, promptly spat them out)….yes, a labrador can be that picky! Sprouts are something that I’ve grown to like and now I … Continue reading