Food and Art

As a one-time photography student, we needed to do one essay per year of the course. Whilst the hard work of essay-writing is not something that brought me joy, the opportunity to delve into a particular subject and create your own argument whilst justifying your opinion with evidence was enjoyable. At the end of my […]

Day 16: 30 Days of Baking

Back to work today! I do like my job. It’s not something I planned to do but it’s a lot of fun. If you haven’t already guessed from the fact I’ve just had 2 weeks off, I work in a school. Just 6 weeks until the next half term holidays… Lots of people have sponsored […]

Day 10: 30 Days of Baking

I woke up this morning with my mouth feeling like it had been stripped of all moisture. I unstuck my tongue from the roof of my mouth, had a couple of glasses of water and started to feel normal again. I could put it down to 3 cocktails and 2 beers – I went with […]

Day 9: 30 Days of Baking

It’s still Day 9, it’s still Day 9! Forgive me for the late post, but I’ve been learning about resurrection men, drinking cocktails and eating MEAT. Tasty cocktails and juicy MEAT. Oh yes. Today I made a spiced apple, cranberry and pecan cake. I think it is the best looking cake so far. To be […]

Day 8: 30 Days of Baking

So here is today’s cake: a Swedish apple cake, or applekaka, recipe courtesy of Annika and her family. I forgot to mention yesterday that Annika bought me some ingredients as a different way to donate. In this recipe there were some unfamiliar things – measuring flour in mls in a jug, having a very thick […]