Category Archives: Food Stuff

Festive Frenzy


This time of year is always a mad rush – rush to get to school because its hard to wake up when you had a busy day before and its cold and dark, rush to get the home sorted because we are having Christmas here this year, rush to get pressies because every year I …

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Veggie Might – oh what a pickle!


As you may have read before, I recently acquired an allotment and planted some veggies – what I could, considering the lateness of my acquisition(check that out here: And Sow It Begins).  You will be delighted (I am sure) to know that some of those veggies have managed to push themselves out through the soggy …

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Sweet or Savoury?


Which one are you?  Personally, I prefer savoury.  Although you most probably would not think that considering past posts focusing on sweet desserts, cakes and chocolates :).  There is a time and a place for everything. It is well-known that chocolates give you a natural high, hence the old adage of eating a box of …

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To Premix or not to Premix, that is indeed the question


I love baking.  Baking cakes, cupcakes, puddings, tarts.  You name it I want to make it or, more likely, already have made it!  The problem that I have of late is time.  As my daughter gets older, finding the time to do any baking becomes increasingly difficult.  And so the inevitable happens – Premix.  Yes, …

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#26 When I cook a meal and it tastes EXACTLY as I expected it would


Well this one is easy for me.  I don’t normally have mishaps with cooking but there are always those times when you cook something and are not certain how it’s going to turn out. For me, there are two distinct occasions where I will have those good old self-doubt feelings. 1. when I cook something …

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Bring on the sun :)


I have been nominated for the sunshine blogger award by Holly Suzanne of the blog: life in relation to art. Thank you very much for this 🙂 Now the point of the award is for others to get to know you a bit better.  I have already done the answering questions thing for a previous …

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Easter Treats


It’s Easter.  A time to remember the great sacrifice that Jesus made for us, to save us from our sins.  Also, I think, a time to celebrate – that we have been given the wonderful gift of eternal life after death.  This page is about Easter Treats. When you think of easter treats, what are …

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