Chilli and Lime no knead bread

Continuing on with my flavoured bread experiment, I have made 2 versions of this bread and they were both equally as good. The first one had one lime and the second one had some wholemeal […]

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Upcycled Christmas bags

I started to wrap my Christmas presents on the weekend as I have mostly finished my shopping.  I have a good stash of gift bags to reuse and I had three of these Farmers ones […]

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No knead Ginger and Sultana bread

I decided to experiment with a new bread flavour and thought I would share as it turned out fabulous and tastes amazing. This is a no knead recipe so super easy to make. 3 cups […]

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Apricot and Almond no knead bread

I had another go at making the Cranberry Walnut bread recipe that I made a couple of weeks ago (this post) but this time I made it with apricots and almonds in place of the […]

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Zucchini Tomato Sauce

The next chapter in the Zucchini glut saga is making some zucchini tomato sauce.  I have loosely based this on Nicola Galloway’s Roasted tomato and courgette harvest sauce recipe. I used tinned tomatoes as our […]

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Easy and delicious Foccacia bread

I found a delicious and easy no knead foccacia recipe on Pinterest the other day and I have made this twice now.  I made a couple of tweaks to the recipe the second time I […]

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Zucchini glut!

We are currently experiencing a zucchini glut in our garden and in desperation I turned to Google for some ideas to use them up.   I had already made this cake (it was delicious by the […]

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You can improve on a good thing

I have a recipe for chocolate chip biscuits that my mum used to make for us when we were little.  I have made it so many times that I know the recipe off by heart.  […]

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Spicy Jalapeno Hummus

I have been a bit slack lately and have been buying hummus from the grocery store rather than making my own.  I was cleaning up all of the bits of the paper stuck to the […]

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It’s all about the dress

This edition of the sewing update is all about the dresses.   First up, the Spring Dress which is a pattern I got free with Simply Sewing magazine, Issue 80 and you can buy a PDF […]

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