Tag Archive | "Recipes"

In a jam

Monday, September 24, 2012


I tried a little experiment today. Yesterday, Child Two baked the most delicious scones, which seemed like the perfect moment to get out my homemade apricot and strawberry jams (yep, I should definitely get a day job). Naturally, both of my offspring preferred to slather the gorgeous scones with Waitrose’s raspberry jam instead. And not […]

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Sweet thought

Friday, March 23, 2012


Unexpected acts of kindness are so lovely, aren’t they? Yesterday, via email, I received a recipe for¬†dairy-free¬†brownies from a friend who had just heard about Child 2′s lactose intolerance. I admit that I used to be one of those harsh souls who believe a lot of diet troubles are fads. ‘We never had all these […]

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Cambodian Cook-Off

Friday, October 7, 2011


I’m enjoying the Tesco Real Food Cook-Off show on Channel 5, shown on Tuesdays at 7.30pm – not least because lovely Tesco have asked me to try out some of the recipes at home. Somewhere, somehow, they may have got the idea that I am not the world’s most patient – or talented – chef […]

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