I couldn’t have found a more appropriate film title than this one, I’m now a year into my new life in the USA and things are still changing. … More A Year and Change – looking back on my first year in the USA.
We had a busy week with eldest step-child’s 18th birthday and a new addition to the family . See the themed cake I made and meet the fantastic beast himself. … More Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – how to make your cake and eat it!
Most people who know me well, know that I am a huge fan of American Football and that my team is the New England Patriots. Before anyone groans, or accuses me of jumping on a bandwagon, I’d like to point out that I’ve been a Pats fan since the days before it was something to … More Any Given Sunday – Super Bowl
We agreed to meet in Target carpark and exchange a bag of powdered custard like a dodgy drug deal. … More White Christmas – An English Christmas Abroad is No Trifling Thing to Achieve!
Now I’m settling into my life here, I thought it was time I started baking again. I decided to start with bread, as I find the bought bread here in the US overly sweet and oddly textured. My sour dough starter was a gift from my sister and I brought “her” across, frozen,in my suitcase, … More Sourdough Bread
This is one of my favourite ever soups, and sadly not available on the River Cottage website anymore. It is from his book River Cottage Everyday, which is one of my favourite cook books and well worth buying. Luckily instead of having to dig out my cook book and type it up, thanks to the … More Friday Food – Butternut and Nut Butter soup – Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall
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One of my most clicked-on, photographed, and tweeted-about recipes is ‘the 9p burger’, a carrot, cumin and kidney bean burger born of a toddler nagging for burgers and an empty storecupboard and a handful of change. Mashed and shallow fried, they looked like burgers, and he wasn’t any…
This popped up in my feed this morning from a hero of mine Jack Monroe who is currently taking the Live Below the Line challenge – I’m not brave enough to take the Live Below the Line Challenge, I was doing it for real for too long, too recently (As was Ms Monroe – hence … More The Thin Food Line – Live Below The Line Challenge