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Gingerbread, stones and scarecrows

It’s not long after my last post but I need to catch a day up.

Today was an old-fashioned kitchen day with the smell of gingerbread, the sound of happy kids and the clatter of gravel. 97 more words


A Cup of Tea and a Biscuit

Sat having a nice cup of tea and a biscuit in the late afternoon (or is it early evening, already?) sunshine in the garden.

Above the distant thrum of the motorway, way off in the distance, i can hear the trill of birds marking their territory. 32 more words


Vanilla Butter Biscuits

Hello bakers! I hope everyone had a lovely bank holiday weekend – if you’re looking for a sweet pick me up to soften the return to work then look no further than these scrummy Vanilla Butter Biscuits! 296 more words


Saffron, the red thread...

I’ve always regarded saffron as the ultimate in exotic spices. It comes with an air of mystery, steeped as it is in ritual and being cited as one of the most expensive spices on earth. 950 more words


Flower God, God of the Spring

Flower god, god of the spring, beautiful, bountiful,
Cold-dyed shield in the sky, lover of versicles,
Here I wander in April
Cold, grey-headed; and still to my… 116 more words

White Chocolate and Raspberry Cookies

Nothing beats the combination of raspberry and white chocolate on a warm sunny day. These cookies are great for this time of year when raspberries are at their best and heavy puddings don’t hit the spot. 181 more words


Boozy Bourbons

It appears that my baking spirit animal is Gingerbread Jenn; I’d been thinking for some time about finding a biscuit recipe to make for James (a tea and biscuit addict who I live vicariously through, if I ate that many biscuits I’d weight six times as much as I do now). 389 more words