This really should be in another blog, simply entitled “Donna is playing”! I’ve been doing an online watercolour card making class, and having been squeezing in some card making time at night. It’s been so good to get my crafty self out from under mothballs, and play. The class, with the exception of one or… Continue reading Getting crafty
There’s not even anyone I can blame. I’m the culprit. I was grabbing a roast for our Mexican feast (more about that in a minute) and only almost shut the door. The result was that on Sunday we had a lots of just cold meat, and defrosted berries and (Mr Gorgeous’s main concern) melted ice… Continue reading Day 20. The freezer door gets left open.
It’s on again. My “don’t buy food for a month” challenge. Once again, my freezer is full of food, and once again my cupboards are full of things that I always mean to get to, but never do. So, May will be a month of eating from home. Tonight we had pumpkin risotto. Funnily enough, I’ve… Continue reading Around again!
Two posts in two days! But I have to tell you about our attempts at chabichou (Persian feta) at home. Firstly, the overnight esky worked a treat in keeping the test water warm, so we haven’t been shopping for fish tank supplies ( see yesterday’s post if this doesn’t make sense to you) my 29… Continue reading Home cheese making
Well, things have been a bit quiet on this blog, as most of my adventures have been of a gardening nature, and I’ve been blogging those at donnadigs.wordpress.com. BUT, Mr Gorgeous and I have been on a big adventure to celebrate our (early) 25th wedding anniversary. ( Time flies when you’re having fun) As a… Continue reading In which we make……cheese!
Our good friends are headed off to Indonesia for a few years, so I’ve made the next recipe in the book to take for afternoon tea. It worked just fine, first time. I didn’t keep an exact eye on the time it was in the oven but it was just under an hour when it… Continue reading In which we farewell good friends (Marble Cake)
Well here it is. The recipe I give out more than any other – Mulligatawny. It’s a type of curry soup that’s chock full of vegetables, really good for cleaning out the fridge, and possibly the very favourite meal of several members of our family. So far, I have never made this and not been… Continue reading Mulligatawny