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Halloween Special: Food fit for a witch

30 October 2013

Ready for carving Hurrah, Halloween is nearly upon us! I am a huge fan of Halloween – I love the weather at this time of year, the food, the costume parties (though admittedly...

Gingerbread Part 2: Cooking and the recipe

18 July 2013

Well, I finally made gingerbread! There were a number of different recipes to choose from, but I went with good old Hannah Woolley since this recipe included most of the common elements...

Gingerbread – Part 1

1 May 2013

Gingerbread by spaceamoeba Used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) It’s been quite a while since my last post, so...

A little bit of housekeeping

6 February 2013

I’ve been writing this blog for nearly two years now – although somewhat intermittently at times. It’s a lovely side project for me – I like having a place to...