Monthly Archives: November 2012


I have never been North of Scotland, so an invitation to Sweden was irresistible. Possibly because the promise of 2 nights without the little people was particularly enticing but also because I really wanted a taste of Scandinavia. What do … Continue reading

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Pressure’s on, (but this post is out of date)!

Mid way through november and I am beginning to get nervous that the ‘blue’ ones expectations over my cake making skills are somewhat misguided. Naturally I can make a cake but a ‘knights castle’ with a dragon, princess and several … Continue reading

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‘V’ is for venison

Leaves falling, frosts hardening, days darkening. Bring on Autumn food with all of its color, richness and intensity. Now is the time to indulge in ‘one pot wonders’, piles of roasted root vegetables, casseroles, slow cooked joints of meat and … Continue reading

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Fighting the birds!

Honestly I couldn’t wait. There is no justification and I really should have saved my pennies but I just had to get my hands on the new ‘Jerusalem’ by Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi. It is a real rollercoaster ride, culture, … Continue reading

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