Oh to be brave.

Gosh, I’ve just finished a new post, my first in months; I’ve been tired and other things that are of no interest to anyone even me, when the post, complete with pictures disappeared, Windows Ten, I didn’t ask for it. But I won’t be defeated by a little machine, I will rewrite this post, I…

Vinegar Pudding

Vinegar pie is a dessert that was served during hard times as the ingredients were inexpensive and usually in the cupboard. I’ve read that it’s making a comeback at hip regional restaur… Source: Vinegar Pudding

Vinegar Pudding

Vinegar pie is a dessert that was served during hard times as the ingredients were inexpensive and usually in the cupboard. I’ve read that it’s making a comeback at hip regional restaurants, but since I don’t live close to any of them and  we can’t reasonably eat an entire pie by ourselves, I decided to…

A week early.

I was intent on making a proper English tea for the finale of Downton Abbey; scones, just like the ones that Mrs Patmore served His Lordship and the Countess Cora in episode eight, lemon curd, raspberry jam, clotted cream and a decent pot of tea, not my usual tea bag in a cup. It’s the…

Some People Drink…

Some people drink when they’re frustrated, I cook. It was one of those days where everything took me three times as long to get done, if things got done at all. Then after my day job, I misplaced my keys, slipped in the mud while walking the dog, and forgot an appointment at the bank.…