Monthly Archives

July 2017

  • orange poppy seed cake

    orange poppy seed cake

    Orange poppy seed cake is an all-time favourite. The addition of orange syrup when the cake is straight out of the oven, means this cake is going to be super moist and full of…

    July 30, 2017
  • baked beans

    baked beans

    Baked beans are synonymous with winter (the homemade variety, not the ones in a ring-pull tin). They are the bowl of goodness that you crave when the weather is cold, and all you want…

    July 23, 2017
  • muesli bars

    muesli bars

    I’m always on the lookout for new snacks. Ones that act like a special treat but are full of things that you don’t really have to feel guilty about indulging in. There’s no chocolate…

    July 16, 2017
  • lamb and chickpea curry

    lamb and chickpea curry

    Making lamb and chickpea curry is all about throwing everything in the pot and leaving it to cook. Admittedly you need to set aside a couple of hours for it to become mouthwateringly tender,…

    July 9, 2017
  • reading june 2017

    reading…june 2017

    This post should really be called reading May and June 2017 because my reading efforts for May were so miserable I decided not to post about it. That’s not to say that what I…

    July 5, 2017
  • lemon tart

    lemon tart

    I love lemon tart and that’s why I choose it as the cake to celebrate my birthday. Β It’s not a cake, I know, Β but birthday cakes are all about eating the thing that you…

    July 2, 2017