I’m being pampered with a guest post from Jacky (and so are you) Hi, I am a home edding mum who loves all things of a foraging/self sufficiency nature. Actually, my love borders on obsessional! Recently, my foraging adventures have combined 3 of my favourite things: roses, foraging and preserve making! I took the sprogs […]Read More Rosy Jam
Simple Homeschool has a post that fits Connie’s journey to culinary competence. Here. When she began asking to cook (age nine or younger) I found it hard as: 1. she didn’t want help 2. she didn’t want recipes 3. my kitchen is MY KINGDOM! Also she made grimace inducing food, it felt wasteful. I was negative […]Read More And You Know I’ve Tried A LOT of Brownies
As I am going to France at the weekend and won’t be back this side of Hogmanay, I thought I’d review my self imposed “goals of steel“. 1. Make sourdough bread, the Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall way (Taking recipe to France) 2. Get through all 7 of my Michel Thomas “Even Grade A Morons Can Learn to Speak French” […]Read More Don’t You Judge Me! or Eternal Principles Betrayed
Most weeks, most days I make my own bread. It is easy and gets rave reviews. Thanks to the (strong) white flour and a tip from Waitrose magazine, I’ve worked out how to make it with only a moment or two of kneading. It is not a flakey crusted, artisan sourdough but it is a bazillion […]Read More Use my Loaf: A Bread Making Tutorial.