food: at home

cooked home made bagels

Bagels | Bake 50 Breads #6

I remember watching Great British Bake Off and seeing them cook bagels – I made a mental note and added … Read More

homemade baguettes

Baguettes | Bake 50 Breads #5

I like baguettes. I like the chewiness and crustiness of them. However, shop bought ones are often disappointing and barely … Read More


Farm-Fresh Recipes from the Missing Goat Farm – Book Review

Farm Fresh Recipes from the Missing Goat Farm is written by Heather Cameron. I was recently sent a copy by … Read More


Breakfast for Dinner – Book Review

Breakfast for dinner was the first book that I have been sent. I tried to work out exactly how to … Read More

cornbread loaf sliced

Cornbread | Bake 50 Breads #4

This recipe comes from chef Stephen Jackson who owns the T & Cake Cafe in Almondbury. We visited just over … Read More


Lasagne Bolognese from The Silver Spoon cookbook

This was possibly my most ambitious challenge so far. I watched the Mary Berry Story on BBC last week and … Read More

nigella pancakes - folded

Pancakes from How to Eat by Nigella Lawson

I recently signed up to I dutifully added all our books, which turned out to be 135 cookbooks and … Read More

thomasina miers - butternut squash and chorizo tortilla

Chorizo and Butternut Squash Tacos from Mexican Food Made Simple

I’ve eaten in Wahaca a couple of times and loved it both times. I really enjoyed the variety of food, … Read More

cranberry and oat biscuits

Sour Cherry and Oat Biscuits from Short & Sweet by Dan Lepard

I had the Dan Lepard book bought as a belated birthday present, I spent a long time reading through it, … Read More

poached egg runny yolk

Perfect poached egg

It took me a long time to be able to cook poached eggs properly, now I have them most days … Read More