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Road kill

Road kill

Rolling along in my automobile … and I’m hungry. This weekend, Kate and I are off to Kent and there’s the old ‘got to leave now before it gets sticky, no time for tea!’ vs ‘let’s eat now, let the traffic flow and then get home late’ debate. Personally, I think it’s a case of … Continue reading

A la fougasse

A la fougasse

Having read TheLittleLoaf‘s blog about their fougasse the other night and having made some last year on my bread course (and never having made any since), I thought it was about time to dust off the oven gloves and make my own. The word fougasse is French for foccacia which is Italian for a really easy, … Continue reading

Home, sweet home

Home, sweet home

People are forever moving home – coming and going, going and coming – but how do you keep on top of the housewarmings, both parties and presents? Well, the parties are relatively easy – turn up, bring booze and chat away. But it can be tricky buying presents for people to help them feather their … Continue reading

The king of fruits

This is a bit late in being written, but finding myself home a bit earlier than expected from a lovely dinner out in Oxford, I thought I’d take the opportunity to catch up with myself. A few weeks ago, I went down to Kent to visit my parents for the weekend. It was a beautiful … Continue reading

London calling!

It’s been a very busy last few days and I feel bad that I haven’t had any time to cook any lovely food for myself and TOH. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look set to improve over the coming weeks and I think I might have to make do with baking as an outlet for culinary creativity. … Continue reading

Happy Birthday!

So I was a little over-zealous with the tin contents, and the half which was destined for the ‘bottom’ overflowed a little bit … but nevermind. This is the first cake I’ve baked in my new Oxford oven, having never really mastered my London oven for anything other than meringues, so I’m pleased by the … Continue reading

Hi-biscuits

This evening I decided that, rather than going for a run, I would make some cookies. Far healthier, I’m sure you’ll agree. So it was a case of ‘I want to make cookies, just simple ones, but with an interesting twist’. And there I was on the Cowley Road, waiting for the number 5 bus, … Continue reading