Monthly Archives: January 2017

Photo a Day – week forty six and forty seven

Here we have another couple of weeks of photos. A full up log store. We’ve found a group of coppice workers who manage local woodland and sell properly seasoned sustainable firewood. Makes my heart sing to be helping these folk … Continue reading

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Homemade bread – apricot and almond loaf

Our bread maker is one of those with a compartment at the top of the machine where you put additional ingredients that you don’t want to get pulverised in the first knead. It’s quite clever as it has a hatch … Continue reading

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December Daily® 2016 – Days fourteen to twenty five

Sharing the rest of my album for 2016. We made it up to day thirteen before Christmas so here are day fourteen to day twenty five. Maybe one year I’ll get finished before January starts? Although really it doesn’t matter … Continue reading

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The other Gingerbread House

On Christmas Eve Gav and I decorated our own gingerbread house. There was one left over so we took up the challenge. Above is one of the lovely little elements that Gav made. A pile of snowballs! Love it. We … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week forty four and forty five

Still catching up with this new year. We had some great light these last few weeks and that encouraged me to break out the macro lens. Last year I added to our collection of Hellebores. We’ve put them in pots … Continue reading

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The breakfast love affair continues – Homemade tear and share bread with scrambled eggs

I think the name of these rolls is over complicated yet something about it is also totally endearing. It sounds so much more upbeat, fun and friendly to say tear and share bread rather than bread rolls doesn’t it. But … Continue reading

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30 Vegetarian Pizza’s – Feta, Artichoke and Green Olive

These veggie pizza post’s are like buses right? You wait all year for one then two come along at once! This may look familiar because we have made this very pizza before but with black olives instead of green. I’d … Continue reading

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Homemade bread – tear and share rolls

A long time ago, just after we bought our bread maker, Gav made the rash statement that he was going to make all the recipes in the book that came along with the machine. So far that is still a … Continue reading

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The breakfast love affair continues – Eggy Bread with Maple syrup soaked fruit

Is it French toast or Eggy bread? Or do you have another name for bread dipped in an egg mixture and then fried? In my family we are the Eggy bread camp. French toast was far too posh for Leeds … Continue reading

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30 Vegetarian Pizza’s – Halloumi, Artichoke and Green Olive

So it’s been a while! Not sure how long since I shared a pizza here but this one is the twenty ninth of the thirty. Three of my favourite ingredients all on one pizza. Win, win. The base is the … Continue reading

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