Recipe: Crumbly Lemon Cake

I visited my local library in the week, having to return a book is finished reading. The book, if you are interested, was called Kimberly’s Capital Punishment by Richard Milward. I have never read a book like it in my life. Aside from it’s interesting twist, this story is not for the faint-hearted, or anyone […]

Turning 33 (Part 2)

My intentions were to continue with part 2 of this post yesterday. But. It being half term, and me having time on my hands, and being curious and a little crazy, I decided to pull up the carpet in the front room of my house to see the floorboards underneath. I pulled it all up, […]

Tastes Change

As I sit here drinking my morning coffee, I was reminded of a blog post I read recently about ‘making’ yourself like food or drink that initially you don’t like. Unfortunately I can’t find the post right now, but it was along the lines of if you don’t like a taste that millions of others […]

Day 28: 30 Days of Baking

Stretchhh… I’ve just woken from a Sunday afternoon kip on the sofa. A little guilty pleasure, minus the guilt. Why should I feel guilty for listening to my body when it’s letting me know it needs rest? Hee hee. Only thing is, I have a mountain of washing up and some baking still to do, […]

Day 14: 30 Days of Baking

I had lunch outside today! What a pleasant surprise the weather has been so far today. I made a coffee and hazelnut praline gateaux this morning. It looked like one of those showy cakes you see in pictures, and I thought why not give the fancy cake a go? I made the praline yesterday which […]