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.…

Simple Food equals Happiness

I’m sick today, home alone and hungry. I’ve finished my Gym Rat smoothie (thanks Oh She Glows Girl) but now I want food, something comforting in my belly. I open the pantry¬† and there’s nothing, I’m lazy, hangry and I ache all over, yet the cupboard is full. I buy food that needs to be…