Making a Yule Log that’s to die for!

The Yule log was originally a huge (and it must have been huge) log that was selected to burn in a house over the Christmas period. The tradition is that once this log was lit it must not go out until burned up. These days the Yule log is smaller and more edible. If you're... Continue Reading →


Yummy Christmas Pie

With Christmas nearly here and loads of ideas flying about I thought I would repost one of my now well liked traditions - After Christmas pie! A boxing day treat for all is to make a pie from the leftovers. There's two pies I tend to make: The first is a pie with leftover turkey... Continue Reading →

Yummy Christmas Pie

A boxing day treat for all (and a little late now - sorry) is to make pies from the leftovers. I haven't worked the I make, the first is a pie with leftover turkey and gammon, with some white sauce and a few other things (down to personal preference) like mushrooms and stuff in. Make... Continue Reading →

Tuna and Cheese Melt Baguette Slices

The other night it was a case of the munchies - but what to have? My idea was little short of genius, yet simple. Taking slices of baguette I mixed up some Tuna and Mayo and spread this onto the slices. Topped them with cheese and grilled for five minutes (or whatever). The result was,... Continue Reading →

Sunday baking

Sunday evening was a little bake-a-thon. I made sausage rolls using pastry and sausage meat you would get from the supermarket. No frills, nothing fancy. Just great tasting and cheap - total ingredients cost ÂŁ2. When you look at what the pre-prepared sausage rolls it's very cost effective and more yummy - so I will... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Swiss Roll

As I've decided to make a Yule log this year, I thoughr I should learn to make a Swiss Roll. I was concerned this would be a disaster, butr in fact was quick and worked well. Ingredients: 3 Eggs 75g castor Sugar 60g Self Raising Flour 20g Cocoa Powder Line a 8" x 12"tray with... Continue Reading →

Sunday Baking

This morning i felt like i wanted to bake. I started with some cookies insired by fellow bloggie Claire. Those sharp eyed among you, will see theyre slightly over done. But damn delic. Next were the two victoria sponges, one for us and one to impress work. Dont salivate over this too much (im not... Continue Reading →

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