Wild Garlic Goodies

This post is a little mix of garden and food. We usually like to keep the two subjects separate, but on this occasion we'll let it slide seeing as they are linked. So after seeing many many many post with various delicious recipes using wild garlic, and having never tried it before, I really wanted … Continue reading Wild Garlic Goodies

Dastardly Dandelions

Its that time of year again! You all know what I mean! As  soon as the weather gets warmer those little yellow buggers pop up every where, Yep Dandelions! The garden is full of them, and we've declared war! I've dug up a lot especially around the big stumps, and honestly I had no idea … Continue reading Dastardly Dandelions

Just a Spoonful of Sugar

How is everyone coping? It’s such a stressful time and at the same time staying home really shouldn’t be stressful, but the constant news updates and not being able to hold your loved ones close is so very hard at this uncertain time. I myself have taken to de-stress baking. I feel anxious or stressed … Continue reading Just a Spoonful of Sugar

Happiness is Homemade

There has been lots of things I have been making from scratch recently, trying to get away from the convenience of buying everything ready made. I really don't like going to the shops at this time, so the more I make from scratch, the more I can make our food stretch further. I don't know … Continue reading Happiness is Homemade

Cooking Up a Storm

The past few days I have been experimenting in the kitchen. I tried a strawberry Jam and a plum jam using different ways of cooking it. I also baked some bread that didn't quite go to plan but tasted good anyway. I firstly made the strawberry jam. I had two punnets of strawberries that were in dire need of being … Continue reading Cooking Up a Storm

Isolation Gardening

Being super fed up and feeling a bit better, I decided it was time to do a bit of gardening. The sun has been shining and we had been enjoying doing bits here and there. We started with some strawberry plants, just putting them in seeding tray and popping them in the window for now … Continue reading Isolation Gardening

Baking the Difference

With everything that's going on at the moment, a lot of our plans will unfortunately be delayed. We ourselves are on lockdown, due to illness and well you never know if it is or isn't the dreaded coronavirus. So please bear with us as our posts may slow down a little. So as it happens … Continue reading Baking the Difference

Feast Your Pies On This

I have been trying out some recipes, and when I say trying recipes I mean I often make it up as I go along, but occasionally need to follow a recipe when I have no idea what I'm doing. I decided to have a go at making a meat and potato pie for tea yesterday, … Continue reading Feast Your Pies On This