30 days of eating from home · challenge · no food shopping challenge

Day three. A cooking frenzy.

There’s nothing like putting your intentions out on the internet to get the creative juices flowing. I’ve been cooking up a storm, baking bread,cooking soup, and bottling beetroot. Day two I cooked this lot up to be a tomato, broad bean and basil pasta. I also made pumpkin soup for the weekend. I like making… Continue reading Day three. A cooking frenzy.

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In which I explain that I’m not sick, merely busy (Gingerbread without eggs)

Thank you to those concerned people who have been enquiring after my health after a prolonged silence on the blog. I’m not dying, or even a little bit sick! Here are my excuses. a) Playing oboe in a school production b) students and kids in the local eisteddfod c) casual teaching work aplenty d) painting a… Continue reading In which I explain that I’m not sick, merely busy (Gingerbread without eggs)

Great Grandma's recipes

Finally, a good ginger hit (Spiced Sandwich)

Spiced sandwich is a winner. Moist, and nicely spicy . Definitely one to make again, and one of only a couple I’d happily recommend to one and all. (Nutties being the other real favourite, and English Ginger cookies, but with double the ginger next time) Once again, the recipe was just a list of ingredients and some nebulous… Continue reading Finally, a good ginger hit (Spiced Sandwich)