‘I need an intervention’ Treacle Scones

You know when you tweak a recipe and it goes wrong. It’s so disappointing. You know what is not disappointing. This treacle scones recipe (Treacle is like molasses to all you them there foreign people). Oh my lord I love them. Now if you don’t like treacle, you are probably not going to like these. … 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

Flapjacks – Easy and Yummy

Friday began my familiar tirade of healthy eating, which has of course begun a few times but somehow I get distracted by various new chocolate based ideas, somehow.. Anyhow, despite my eager claims of no more rubbish, I felt the need to bake something, and I know I always have an eager crowd that will … Continue reading

Let’s get old fashioned (Cake included.)

I love this song: Old Old fashioned by Frightened Rabbit. On that note, I’ve been getting back to the recipes that one would come across in his/her early days growing up in the wesht. Now, living on a farm in the back arse of nowhere generally means that the only baked goods on the menu … Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Pancetta Risotto

This was a rather yummy dinner. I tasted some of Mary’s risotto one day and vowed to make it or something similar. And so, one dismal rainy summers day, I stood at the fridge, stared down the pancetta, and began to cook. Now this was kind of put together on the day, so change it … Continue reading

Proof of Gelato…

This is taken on my phone as was too lazy to find proper camera but: What’s more, it’s the real deal. Italian recipe from my Italian Mammy (i.e. the one who I lived with for a few weeks in Italy). I made it with 70% chocolate and it’s chocolatey heaven. And I shall share that … Continue reading

Risotto: Carbonara style

So on a windy night long long ago (Sunday) I had just returned from Iron Man 2 (V.Good) and was craving comfort food like a madwoman. I turned away from brownies in despair- they’re no comfort food. Hang on, I’ll give you a minute to reread that. It’s true. And it came to me. Risotto. … Continue reading