Delicious Madeira Cake. Quick and simple.

National school. Where to even start. Class time was class time. We learned of the adventures of Ann and Barry; Ann had quite the penchant for cakes, while Barry preferred to put away a few jars of jam a day. It was relatively boring. Although it perhaps partly explains the obsession with cakes that I … Continue reading

Best double chocolate cookies ever?

Yes. Yes they are. After a rather painful and unsuccessful day of trying to find a grad dress with my sister, we got home late and I was in dire need of a sugar fix. With no cookbooks downstairs due to the cleanup for our Come dine with me night a la Hannah (more later), … Continue reading

Saturday at home with Strawberry Scones

Now first things first. These are called SC-OH-NES. Not scons as my father says, bless his cotton socks (that are clearly not helping his pronunciation). Right then. So I have had the opportunity go home sweet home for the first time in.. gosh.. almost 3 months, and whilst there I clearly had to raid my beloved … Continue reading

Healthiness and all that

Well hello there fine people! It is Friday, and I am chilling out after the longest day of lectures in the history of education. The sun was shining/is setting but still lovely and bright and it is all dusky now!  So, to the soundtrack of screaming children playing football apparently (though I have yet to … Continue reading

Dinner… What to make?

So it’s Good Friday today which means no meat. My pestolicious chicken plan hath been thwarted. So methinks I shall make Seafood Goujon today. Cod and Salmon perhaps. Or whatever that ‘replacement cod’ fish is – the one with the odd name, Hoki Pokee or such…  Mmmmmmmmmmmm. I could just eat some plain grilled fish… … Continue reading