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Coffee and Walnut Cake

It has reached the time of year in our household that, for 10 months prior to November, always sounds very romantic.  Until it starts to get closer.   572 more words


 So living here in Abuja for a few days now has got me thinking about cavemen:

I am working and living with two English“men” but they are basically still just big boys with fairly chauvinistic attitudes who retreat to their caves every evening! 896 more words


Slow Cooked Pulled Pork

 I know, everyone’s pulling meat these days.  So on the recommendation from one of our lovely friends, I thought I’d give it a go as I felt I couldn’t possibly miss out on this culinary zeitgeist. 297 more words

Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

I recently saw this recipe posted by a friend of mine on Facebook and these cookies looked so good I had to try them. Yes, I should have been doing more homework today but, perhaps because it was cold with a feeling of snow in the air, it just seemed the perfect cosy day for baking. 366 more words

Domestic Goddess

Update : food service, cake and Marie Antoinette.

For those who read my weekend post about my planned cooking frenzy, I am happy to report that I actually accomplished it!

I started with the Christmas cake by setting the fruit to soak in brandy Friday night, so that went into the over early Saturday morning. 277 more words

Coming Of Age In My Fifties

How to fake being a domestic goddess

5 steps to a cleanish, productive house without being permanently chained to a mop:) Ain’t nobody got time for that.

1. Prevention is better than cure… 640 more words

Recipe - Banana loaf

I blogged a few days ago about our bananatastic find. Welllll the first banana thing I made was banana loaf.  I remember my mum making it a lot when we were kids and I just… 151 more words