Delayed Gratification

“Sometimes the snow comes down in June Sometimes the sun goes round the moon Just when I thought a chance had passed You go and save the best for last.” Thank you Vanessa Williams for those (frankly ridiculous) lyrics. God help us if the sun ever goes around the moon. Never mind saving the best […]

The Happy Kitchen Is Born

I’ve been up to something. Before you ask, it doesn’t involve ‘no good’. It combines a lot of good, actually. Of course, it incorporates food… duh. Since 30 Days of Baking, I’ve longed to have a go at some other sort of challenge. As time goes on, the desire to combine food and work gets […]

Father’s Day Feast

Father’s Day was a few days ago now, I know. I’ve been desperate to write this post but haven’t found the time until now. Short on money but with plenty of ideas, I decided to invite my dad around for lunch on Father’s Day. The traditional roast did cross my mind. We don’t eat roast […]

Dream Kitchen Gadgets

For a while now I’ve been obsessed with kitchen gadgets. I can’t pass a cook shop, I have to go in and dribble over all those gadgets I didn’t even know I needed. Two things prevent me from buying that unusual-sized cake tin I just might need one day. Number one: I have a tiny […]

Herby Yoghurt Linguine and Rhubarb Ginger Bars

On Sunday, after finishing laying a laminate floor, I went crazy in the kitchen, making the above two dishes plus cooking my lunch for the next day. I spent far too much time washing up (at least three times) and was glad for my bed at the end of the day. However, I still love […]