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Franny’s #GBBO Bakeathon Challenge – Week 4 (Plum & Marzipan Tarte Tartin)

Who knew desserts could cause so much trouble?

As if she had predicted her fateful involvement in #bingate, Diana muttered ‘You never know with those puds’ over her self-saucing pudding cups.   662 more words


The splendid (and mightily useful) art of procrastination

I don’t quite know how it has happened, but somehow I am surrounded by post festival debris with a to-do list as long as my arm (and then some). 939 more words

Putting The World To Rights

Chatsworth Country Fair 2014

We’ve just got back from a long weekend at Chatsworth Country Fair, where we had a fab weekend’s trading our lovely Rowallan leather satchels in the Cottage industries shopping tent. 200 more words

Lamb Tagine

Both my husband & I love Lamb tagines and have tried plenty of recipes and always enjoyed.

This was our latest experiment, good old Mary Berry’s take on it. 398 more words

Whole Lemon Cake


The theme for this month’s Clandestine Cake Club was ‘Mary Berry cakes’. I wanted a challenge so chose her recipe for a whole lemon cake, which involved boiling and pulverising lemons! 680 more words

The Teachers' Toolkit...

Tomorrow is Monday 1st September; a return to the routine of uniforms, packed lunches, PE kits, and homeworks. Long languid evenings outdoors will soon give way to early autumn sunsets and crackling fires. 834 more words

Tiramisu School

Now, I love Mary Berry like a surrogate grandma (which I’m sure she’d be very freaked out to know, but never mind). So what I am about to say is conveyed with the utmost respect and affection: girl, you don’t  792 more words