It is August 2016 and the Great British Bake Off is back for another year. And not only that, the Great Bloggers Bake Off is also back, so I’ll be participating in Jenny’s challenge each week and making one of the Bake Off bakes. If you want to join in (you don’t have to be […]
Happy birthday dear blog, celebrating with spiced apple and rum cake (new recipe)
Hey, it’s my blog’s birthday: three years ago today I started It’s not easy being greedy with this introductory post, and I am still here. I think I have only missed one week of blogging, so you poor sods my dear readers have been hearing from me loads. Aren’t you the lucky ones? (don’t answer […]
Week 31 – August already?
I can’t believe it is already August. Where is the year going? And where is summer? Apart from a few boiling hot days here and there, we haven’t seen a proper summer yet, so I am hoping one appears soon. The year seems to be flying by and before we know it we’ll be buying […]
One of those days where not even baking will cheer me up
I spent today cooking and baking – an easy way to pass a few hours although I was fed up by the end. Today has been one of those days: cat piss on the doormat, binbags splitting over the kitchen floor, sore back. I thought that cooking for the week would distract me, but eventually […]