In memory of Oma
Afternoon Tea Apple Aubergines Autumn Bacon Banana Beach Beans Beef Berries Beverage Birthday Biscuits Black Forest BRADFORD Brazil Breakfast Brunch Butternut Squash Cabbage Cake Cards Carnation Caramel Carrots Castle Cauliflower Cheese Chemical-free Chicken Chillies Chinese Chocolate Chorizo Christians Against Poverty Christmas Chutney Cinnamon Colours Cookies Coriander Craft Cream CREATIVE CORNER Cross Stitch Crumble Cupcakes Curry Day Trip Dessert Egg Egypt ESSENCIA Essential Oil Flowers FOODY FRIDAY Friendship Vignettes Fruit Garden Germany Gift Ginger Gingerbread Green Ham Harvest Healthy Helicopter Herbs Hobbit Hobbiton Holidays Honey House Icing Isles of Scilly Italian Lakes Lavender Leaves Leek Lemon Lentils Lord of the Rings Mains Malawi Meringue Mexican Mushroom Nappy Natural Nature New Zealand Nuts Old adventures Orange Pasta Pastry Pearl Barley Peas Peppers Photos Pie Pizza Pork Potato Present Recipes Rice Roast Salad Sausages Savoury Sea Sewing Machine Side dish Slow Cooker Smoothie Snack Soup Spices Spinach Spring Stew Strawberries Summer Sweet Sweet Potato Take Away Alternative Tea Tomato Tortillas Travels Vegan Vegetables Vegetarian Vegetarian option Victoria sponge cake Wales Woodland XStitch Yorkshire Zoo
Monday, 15 May 2017
My kids seem to destroy the plastic nappy changing mats that you buy from Boots or Mothercare or the supermarket & I get fed up of buying them new ones, so the challenge was there to make something difficult for them to destroy. When you have 2 in nappies it gets a lot of use as well.
Let's see how this goes...
My eldest came with me to choose the fabric, so after I'd finished it I couldn't get him off it, he wanted to lay on it all afternoon.
Saturday, 13 May 2017
Saturday, 6 May 2017
Friday, 5 May 2017
We're trying to reduce our sugar intake slightly so thought I'd try and make some savoury things to replace all the biscuits & chocolate we seem to eat. These are delicious and the raisins adds a little natural sweetness.
Ingredients:250g plain flour
3 1/2 tsps baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp paprika
120g grated cheese
- Preheat oven to 220C.
- Place flour, baking powder, salt and paprika in a bowl & mix together.
- Cut the butter into small pieces and using your finger tips rub the flour into the butter.
- Beat the egg and add the milk mixing together well.
- Add the milk-egg mix to the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
- Add the grated cheese and raisins and mix well.
- Place into cupcake cases or a muffin tin.
- Bake in the oven for 20-25 mins.
Serve with soup or a stew.
Cut in half and spread some soft cheese on them.
"Pontefract cakes" cake Ingredients: Cake: 200g self raising flour 185g sugar 100g margarine 5g bicarbonate of soda ...
Ingredients: 4x 400g tins of haricot beans (can also be made with any other types of tinned beans) 4 bay leaves 2 onions, finely sliced ...
We had a fun day out in Ripley, a small village near Harrogate in North Yorkshire. It is a beautiful little village with some very quaint s...
Ingredients: 200g red lentils, 450ml vegetable stock, 1 bay leaf, 100g unsalted cashew nuts, 2 onions, finely chopped 1 red peppe...
Today has been a Lord of the Rings Hogan tour day. We started off at the Weta Workshop, Luke was very, very excited!! The Weta Workshop wa...