Monthly Archives: October 2012

Memory lane chocolate biscuit cake

Last weekend we visited Cornwall. Not our standard weekend out of London, after all it is a rather hefty 270 miles away, so not a distance to be taken lightly with the little people in tow.  A family wedding beckoned, and … Continue reading

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Soup kitchen

It really is soup time of year and unusually I have invested a little more time than normal into making it. Instead of cooking ‘off piste’ which I have a naughty habit of doing, I have actually been reading and … Continue reading

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‘The Relaxed Holiday Cook’

I admit I love burgers, I have no shame! This burger comes with a totally different health warning. The ‘Squork Burger’ is like nothing I have ever tasted before, clearly because I haven’t, that’s because it is a squid and … Continue reading

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Tinkering in Bordeaux

Contrary to popular belief, we rarely go away at weekends, largely because the tribe, Mr.P included, is wedded to the farm, riding ‘Toffee’ and chasing sheep. September being the exception, with a weekend in Suffolk and one in Bordeaux. Now … Continue reading

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Time for Tea: A Cake for Granny

‘Carrot cake and it doesn’t even taste of carrots!’ At least that is what Mr.P announced last week after years of pressure to try the blessed cake he finally braved it only to proclaim the above. The reason we had … Continue reading

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