I finally made a loaf of sourdough bread that looks and tastes like sourdough bread. Most of my efforts recently have failed and ended up more like bricks than loaves … Continue reading Sourdough bread, Discord, and the electric car
I discovered recently that the baker who used to make the sourdough for Foodstory Café – Pete Leonard – left to open his own bakery – Bandit Bakery. A few … Continue reading Bandit Bakery
I’m not very good at doing nothing. All my life I’ve dashed around in a frantic state of constant busy-ness. Work fills the weekdays, kid stuff the evenings, and weekends … Continue reading Doing nothing
I made sourdough. Yes, it’s a funny shape but it tastes delicious and now that I have my own working starter there’s no going back. I followed a recipe from … Continue reading I did it! I did it!
I had a great day yesterday and got so much done. My employer gives us all our birthdays off work and I wanted to make the most of it so … Continue reading A little bit hyper
It has been a day of cooking. It’s that time of year when my allotment is producing way more courgettes (zucchinis) than we can eat so I had to take … Continue reading What to do with a glut of courgettes?
We saw a video online the other day about making your own chocolate marshmallow biscuits and we decided to give it a try today. It’s very easy and requires only … Continue reading Decadent choc marshmallow biscuits
The Brits are known for their scones but unless you go to a vegan cafe they’re always packed full of butter and cream. It’s a shame because vegan ones are … Continue reading Vegan scones and cream
I’ve had the day off work today and it has been lovely to just potter around at home. I did some gardening and baking. Ben made hot cross buns this … Continue reading Baking, gardening, and baby cyclamen
Every Christmas I make lebkuchen which is German for ginger bread except that it doesn’t contain any ginger. I’m a bit slow making it this year because I’ve been making … Continue reading ‘Tis the season to stuff your face with lots of yummy food
This recipe is too good not to share, is very easy to make and uses ingredients that most of us already have in the pantry. Biscuit base 1/2 cup rice … Continue reading Vegan toothpaste and poo cake (a.k.a choc-mint slice)