Well, knock me down with a cheese string, I made it to the final 8 in the Tasty! category of the Britmums blogging awards (#bibs)! How the hell did that happen? As you can imagine I am chuffed to bits and have been tweeting my delight and then…..wait for it….I GOT A DIRECT MESSAGE FROM […]
Well, Easter is just about over and I have not stopped cooking! In a good way, but non-stop! Good Friday was with the MiL so I escaped having to do anything very much. But on Easter Saturday I made fresh tagliatelle, Easter cupcakes, blueberry tart and porcini sauce. All the aforementioned have been cited on […]
Housework is the bane of my life. My husband and I have more arguments about the state of the house than anything else. He, I believe, would like to live in a show home. I point out we have three kids and two dogs and with all the will in the world, show homes are […]
Joining in with Kate Takes 5 Listography I am sharing with you my current 5 favourite recipe books (in no particular order): 1. Recipes from My Mother for My Daughter – Lisa FaulknerA very recent publication and fast becoming a favourite of mine. Scrummy, accessible recipes with the personal touch of the gorgeous Ms Faulkner. 2. Home […]
It is with much giggling I must tell you about the Power of Nigella! Last week, circa Shrove Tuesday, I replied to a Nigella tweet, extolling the virtues of her pancakes. Nigella retweeted this (gawd bless her). My humble blog only averages about 20 hits a day. After that retweet, in 24 hours, I had […]
Empty Bowls. Like what my pasta was.
What is it about packed lunches that make me want to shut my head in the fridge? At school they were a treat saved for school trips. The trepidation I felt as I peeked inside my tuppaware box to see what my mother had rustled up, was second to none. It was never anything to write […]