Category Archives: Delectable delights

Sweet and naughty goodies

Blackberry Ice Cream

  I can just get away with writing this post, the sun is out, autumn is here, and the blackberries are still on the brambles – just. Foraging for food has recently become pretty trendy but I remember blackberry picking … Continue reading

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How do you start your day?

Imagine my surprise and amazement to see a few of my photos feature in this Saturdays Telegraph magazine. The article is about the new multivitamin and multibiotic powder that the wonderful ‘Zita West’ and ‘Mybaba’ have launched. The photos depict … Continue reading

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A summer of food, food, food…..

Ouch – it’s been a long old time since I have written anything here. Neglected – yes – that is for sure, ‘lardersaga’ has been rather dormant, my apologies. Somehow the summer whizzed by and already we are half way … Continue reading

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Making macaroons easy

‘Macaroons made easy’, is that a joke I hear you say ? Actually not, after years of making macaroons, some that were passable and some that were a damn right failure, I have finally been introduced to a completely foolproof recipe. … Continue reading

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Carrot and Spelt Cupcakes

We’ve been long on carrots all winter. One thing our garden seems to grow with relish is carrots and boy have we had a lot. They are delicious, sweet and intense and  seemingly  never-ending. I juice with them every morning … Continue reading

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‘Hangry’ Bars, otherwise known as ‘apricot, date and oat bars’

Back to school and don’t we know it in this house. Every day after the magical sleep dust has been brushed aside the ‘blue one’ suddenly realises the true horrors of the day ahead, with the dawn comes another school … Continue reading

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The Cookie Monster

At some mysterious moment in time I have become a cookie lover. Maybe to compensate for the new healthy me; no caffeine, juice crazy, pilates loving, food crazy mummy, cookies have crept into the kitchen and I seem to be … Continue reading

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