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Self-flagellation: Heston Blementhal's Triple Cooked Chips

Sometimes the wheel does indeed benefit from a bit of re-invention. And in this case, when I say wheel, I mean potato. Very much the same way that chef Joel Robuchon is credited with having birthed… 1,070 more words

Self Flagellation

Never Been So Slow To Sew

It was really rather silly and annoying to admit, but my venture into sewing a dress for Maris was like ice skating after many years of not being on skates. 165 more words

Sewing

Musing about Scottish Dress

Knitting is not going well. I am on my second rip-it-all-up and start again round.

Perhaps I ought to crochet. Hopefully I can find a hook. 362 more words

Clothing

First Bite

I kept trying to find my dolly world again.

I was given some Christmas money, and actually had the chance to bring a new (inexpensive) doll into the fold. 539 more words

Knitting

Fish pie

Britmums have challenged bloggers in partnership with the Potato Council to share their Maris Piper potato recipes. Potatoes are naturally fat free as well as a source of fibre and potassium and perfect for family-friendly meals. 346 more words

Competitions

Ultimate Roasties - from the farmer's wife

I love cooking – I’m not going to say I’m particularly good at it. But from a shaky start – my uni house mates will testify to this after watching me cremate endless baked potatoes, spaghetti Bolognese and on occasion try and make a whole meal from a lump of hard cheddar, sweetcorn, rice and tinned tomatoes at the end of term – I think I can just about hold my own. 406 more words

Summery Again

Thanks  to an extended period under high pressure (well a week or so) we now have daytime temps into the low 20’s (C) but night-time it drops to below 10 deg so a bit chilly first thing in the morning. 565 more words

Tomatoes