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Month: November 2012

Stir Up Sunday – A Family Affair!

Stir Up Sunday – A Family Affair!

My daughter’s step-mother invited me to join her and my daughter to make our Christmas pudding together this year.  In an attempt to create harmony and a good feeling at Christmas I accepted the offer.  The plan was to meet at Caroline (the step-mother)’s house mid […]

Book Review: Salt Sugar Smoke – Diana Henry

Book Review: Salt Sugar Smoke – Diana Henry

  My earliest memory of home made jam making is from when we used to spend our annual family vacation at a cottage by the seaside in Maine, USA.  My mother, sister and I would go to this wild raspberry site and pick all morning […]

Bright Lights & Bright Colours for Kenwood

Bright Lights & Bright Colours for Kenwood

Kenwood , a household name in kitchen mixers and everyday appliances have introduced a very vividly coloured range of some of their kitchen products like kettle, toaster, hand mixer, kmix food Mixer and more.  This bright range comes in orange, magenta, green, yellow and blue.  […]

Market Day & Cookbooks

Market Day & Cookbooks

Today a group of St Albans bloggers met for coffee in a local bakery-cafe (Bakehouse St Albans) for the first St Albans Cookbook Club. Food Blogger and friend Ren Behan had the idea to get together with other local food bloggers and all bring a […]

Mid-week scallop supper – yummmmm * Fish is The Dish

Mid-week scallop supper – yummmmm * Fish is The Dish

A quick supper tonight when Mr R got back from the pub.  I put the water on to boil some pasta then started the sauce in my extra large frying pan. Fish is the Dish sent me some scallops  a couple of months ago which […]

My Chia Seed Challenge Update #1

My Chia Seed Challenge Update #1

A couple of weeks ago I started taking chia seeds each morning (Chia Bia provided them to me) and agreed to have some each day for approximately 12 weeks.  The reason I decided to give it a three month trial is because I usually get […]

Food at 52

Food at 52

Do you love a bargain? Want value for money? Let me introduce you to Foodat52, London’s value for money cookery school if ever there was one!! A quiet moment before the buzz begins!! New Year’s Eve 2011, I made a couple of New Year’s Resolutions. […]