Last week I wrote about baking by hand my first ever loaf of bread. It was instantly addictive and so I was back in the kitchen this weekend to have another go. There is just something amazing about the alchemy of bread making. Yes, I know it is basic chemistry and that the active yeast … Continue reading “There is not a thing that is more positive than bread.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky. Part two of my bread making odyssey
I have been having great fun in the kitchen today. And the best bit about it? Eating the fruits of one's labours of course! For a while now I have been wanting to have a go at making bread. We have a perfectly good bread maker which we use occasionally. But having watched tons of … Continue reading Kitchen Capers: making my first ever loaf of bread
Today I have been doing some impromptu baking. It is ages since I last indulged my love of making cakes and yummy things. I enjoy cooking proper meals most nights (unless it is Hub's turn - he is an excellent cook). But there is nothing quite like throwing together a few ingredients which, only a … Continue reading Autumn Baking: Nothing Better!
First off, if ever there was a title that needed its punctuation, it's the one for this post! If you don't know what I mean, just contemplate what I might have been be writing about if I had missed out the comma....!! Anyway, that's enough grammatical ticklings for one night. Today my apron has been … Continue reading Baking, warts and all…
My new blogging friend Ute has very kindly nominated my blog for the Liebster Award. You can find her fabulous blog here. If you are not familiar with the Liebster Award these are the 'rules': Thank your nominator; Show the award on your blog; Answer 10 questions asked to you; Ask 10 questions to up … Continue reading Thank you UteSmile!
In recent times, I have fallen back in love with cooking and baking. I went through a period where I did neither. In fact, I hardly stepped foot in our kitchen - this was either because I was unwell or because I was travelling a lot with work. My husband was a total star, cooking … Continue reading Yum!