Category: Recipes

A partly-knitted sock sits on a cream project bag next to a car gear stick.

“Why won’t this thing shut?!”

There has been a disaster on the Emergency Sock front. If you’ve been reading my posts through October (Blogtober) then you’ll have read about my Emergency Sock which is Basic 4ply Sock that lives...

Soup night – courgette and Brie

It’s Tuesday and after last week’s departure from soup to a bean casserole, we’re back on the soup again.   Tonight, it’s courgette and Brie, a recipe which I originally found in my Covent...

Soup night – leek and potato

Tuesday night is soup night in our house.   I love soup night.  It’s an easy dinner to make and I really enjoying mopping up a bowl of soup with fresh bread – straight...

The best chocolate brownies in the world

I’ve never had much success with making chocolate brownies, but when I saw this post on Jen’s blog, I was tempted to have another go.  After all, how could anyone resist something billed as...

Pancake Day

We usually manage to rustle up a pancake or two on Shrove Tuesday, but today we’ve gone for the full hit – Scotch pancakes for breakfast and pancakes after dinner as well! Scotch pancakes...

No-knead Aga sourdough bread

Back in November, I decided to start making my own sourdough bread and wrote about it here.  My first attempt was great, but I have to confess that subsequent loaves weren’t quite as good as...

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