Recipes

Easiest ice cream recipe ever

Easiest ice cream recipe ever

That's a bold statement for a Saturday but you will need to trust me on this one.   I really think this recipe takes some beating,  on either ease, or on taste.    I have been scouring the internet for a simple vanilla ice cream recipe for months.  Using searches…
My Higgidy Special Guest Pie

My Higgidy Special Guest Pie

Oh yes.   It was a fabulous day at Barrow Towers when the goodie bag below arrived.  You see I love a bag.   I have several hundred logo'ed shopping bags and have to be restrained when I am out shopping somewhere that sells one I might not have.  …
Salted Caramel Baileys chocolate fudge Recipe

Salted Caramel Baileys chocolate fudge Recipe

So there was a thing on Twitter, as there often is.   A thing involving Henley Literary Festival earlier this week.   A thing with Emma Freud who was interviewing Dawn O'Porter off the telly.   And a thing about Emma having a thing about bring cakes to events.  Last year…
Blueberry waffles

Blueberry waffles

because blueberry muffins are SO last year.   And because waffles just taste so much better when you have made themselves (and have the Sage waffle maker that we have you want to make waffles all day every day).   The knock on effect of this is that we are getting…
Foraged apple crumble

Foraged apple crumble

We have two apple trees in our garden, alongside a pear tree.    All there when we moved in.   I mostly ignore them to be honest.  Well I don't ignore them, I just sort of forget about them until I wonder why there are so many wasps when we…
Tuscan memories

Tuscan memories

Tuscany holds special memories for me.  It is where Mr B proposed.  In Florence.   In the Uffizi?  Nope?  On the Ponte Vecchio?  Nope.   But on one knee in a Tapas restaurant.   Something I blogged about here:  Six years ago today and so when I was asked if I would like…