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pear + ginger cake

Is there anything better than some good old fashioned country hospitality? Nothing says ” I love you” more than a thoughtful display of home cooking. And with covid restrictions lifting and regional travel opening back up again – we’ve got family coming to stay. Who cares if the house is a mess; the washing pile […]

french toast

I have a confession to make. Whilst so many of you “essentials” are out there working hard to keep everyone safe; keeping our economy ticking over, do you want to know what I’ve been doing? I’ve been at home writing an acrostic poem. About French toast. A FRENCH TOAST ACROSTIC POEM! “Are you serious?” you […]

fairy meringue kisses | sweet little pink meringues filled with chantilly cream

Charlotte brought home a recipe for these ‘fairy meringue kisses’ from a cookbook she found at school in her classroom. Pause for reaction. Like mother, like daughter some might say. Char fell in love with “pavalova” last Christmas and has always had a soft spot for whipped cream (doesn’t everyone!?) so it’s easy to see […]