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Toasty Oats

Oats are a staple food in Scotland, and like most staple foods they are incredibly versatile. They are generally associated with frugal dishes like porridge and oatcakes, but they can also be such a treat, particularly when their texture and flavour is enhanced by toasting them. 314 more words


cucumber yogurt raita salad

If you needed another reason to add to the list of why you’d probably never want to be cornered at a party with me, I should tell you I’m more than a normal level of fascinated by the intersection of tomatoes and cucumbers in salads around the world. 170 more words

almond rhubarb picnic bars

One of the primary pieces of advice my grandmother imparted on me — besides the fact that she thought I should be a writer, an absurd idea I promptly ignored — was that one should always leave the house looking the best they can. 211 more words

roasted carrots with avocado and yogurt

Me and this salad go way back. In 2007 — you know, back in the days when I imagine that all of our conversations might have gone “What should we do today?” “Oh, I don’t know, … 473 more words

Rice Crispy Therapy

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust

Last week I shared my woes and anxieties with a fellow pastry school student. 715 more words


Weekly Photos 19/52

1.We spotted this guy as we walked to school through the woods.  I love the pattern on his shell.

2.More gelli plate goodness using grasses from my back garden. 170 more words

Weekly Photos

Chocolate Babka

Ingredients (From Smitten Kitchen)


  • 4 1/4 cups of flour
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 2 tsp instant yeast
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 small lemon’s zest…
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