Category Archives: food & food experiences

The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook. —Julia Child

Back! and baking…

Dear dear friends! It has been a thoroughly inexcusable amount of time since I last wrote. There are a great many reasons for it, all of which may appear in some other format some other time. I shall save them … Continue reading

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Cooking again!!!

I hadn’t realised it had been such a long time since I’d baked! 4 weeks! While I was staying with my couch surfing friend I took to her kitchen and whipped up Banana bread for her birthday and then two … Continue reading

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Chamomile tea, brownies and food from strangers.

Today was a beautiful day! Today I managed to only spend 1 euro on food! Breakfast is included in the room rate for the youth hostel, so I filled up! I went back for hot chocolate, and realised that the … Continue reading

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Fairytales and food…

Part of getting the christmas spirit, as well as baking, is watching Christmas movies. What better way to spend an evening? Coating Lebkuchen in chocolate and watching ‘Love, Actually.’                             unfortunately the DVD wouldn’t work so we resorted to fairytales and thus we … Continue reading

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Easiest ‘baked’ gift ever!

This is such an easy and effective homemade Christmas gift for work colleagues etc. Melt white chocolate, pour into an aluminum lined tray. Scatter with chopped pistachios, dried cranberries and those little silver sugar balls. Then put it in the … Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit!

Inspired by Sara’s piece on Christmas Spirit http://wonderland.starma.co.uk/?p=1556 I decided to get Baking! Armed with the Women’s Weekly gingerbread recipe and my trusty brandy bottle rolling pin I decided that this years Christmas gift was to be Gingerbread Christmas trees. . . . … Continue reading

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The perils of a good relaxing bath!

Who doesn’t love roasted vegetables?! They’re fantastic, I especially like roasting an assortment of root vegetables, beetroot, carrot, parsnip! For dinner on Sunday I had all of these. On one side of my baking dish I tossed trimmed beetroot and … Continue reading

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