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A day of nom noms

A day of nom noms

Today me and J had a day off to ourselves, leaving little Ash to nett nett and going on a very tasty journey! The Good Food Show in NEC Birmingham! It’s almost a last minute thing as I spotted half price tickets on their website…

Stir up sunday

Stir up sunday

T’is the season to be jolly, fa-la-la-la~!!! Today, I’m attempting my first ever Christmas pudding and I am anxious, not only because of the time involved (6 hours steaming!!!), but because of the cost as well. I bought a bottle of Cointreau for it!!! Very…

A big WELCOME to our 2 chickens :-)

A big WELCOME to our 2 chickens :-)

On 31 May 2010, we welcomed 2 new family members, Henrietta and Coco, a 23 weeks old laying hen and a 16 weeks soon-to-be laying hen. We bought a coop a week ago and James built it. I then painted it a lovely duck egg…

Seedy White Loaf

Seedy White Loaf

I know it’s cheap and easy to buy bread from supermarket, but there’s something about baking a loaf of bread by hand that is really satisfying. Today I made a loaf of seedy white bread, it’s good for sandwiches and toasts, I normally make it…