Brack Bread on a Log Burner-14th December 2022

I’ve got one. My Mum had one. My Gran had one. Pretty much everyone of a certain age has had one of these enamelled roasting tins. As meat eating habits have changed over the last 20 years or so, these roasters have become less ubiquitous but now, as my new passion for learning how to… Continue reading Brack Bread on a Log Burner-14th December 2022

Where does the time go?-12th December 2022

Morning! Hot water for tea and porridge in the pan. I know, I disappeared there for a bit, but November seemed to have been wiped off the calendar for me by one of the “mega-colds” that are circulating about everywhere now. I tested and tested for Covid for about 10 days and…nada. Just a horrible… Continue reading Where does the time go?-12th December 2022

Courgette Soup- 16th September 2022

I don’t know how they do it! There are always a few that get away from me, hiding in the leaves unseen until they are this size when eventually found. Never mind. Soup to the rescue. And these two are just about the perfect amount for the recipe. Now, many people I know absolutely love… Continue reading Courgette Soup- 16th September 2022

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Cooking greens-2nd September 2022

Good grief!! This year is racing past! I am writing today’s post because, for a large portion of my life, I had no idea how to cook the vegetables pictured in the first photo today. Learning is one of the most precious things in my life and I hope to never stop learning so, just… Continue reading Cooking greens-2nd September 2022

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Making Chicken Stock-26th Feb 2022

With everything that is going on in the world just now, I remind myself that these posts are primarily meant for me. They are a place to allow me some time to focus on something ordinary. Something wholesome. Something that helps me feel grounded and sane. If it helps anyone who might stumble across them… Continue reading Making Chicken Stock-26th Feb 2022

Two ring cooking-Feb 16th 2022

I started doing these blogs after reading about how many ordinary people just cannot cook for themselves. Thinking about them and about the people I know now who are perhaps two or three generations away from either cooking lessons at school or maybe even at home inspired me to just write about what I do.… Continue reading Two ring cooking-Feb 16th 2022