A Day and a Night in Leeds

Tweet Last weekend, we were lucky enough to talk my folks into babysitting while Mr and I went on a Yorkshire adventure, spending an afternoon shopping in Leeds before hitting a nice restaurant for dinner, and topping it off with an overnight stay at a posh hotel. After a relaxing drive down, we arrived in […]

Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday and A Recipe for Every Day

Tweet Tomorrow is Shrove Tuesday, a day for feasting on pancakes, laden with syrup, bacon, lemon, sugar, bananas, ice cream… whatever floats your boat. Although Pancake Day is a foodie festival the world over, the English name comes from the old English word Shrive which means “confess one’s sins”. It’s a day to ask for absolution, and […]

Sourdough Loaf with Chilli Smoked Mackerel Niçoise with Soft Boiled Eggs

Tweet According to My Diary, today is Experimental Cooking Day, and as I am a good girl, I am doing as I am told. After some deliberation, I decided that today should be the day when I experiment with the sourdough starter that I have had on the go. I only started it on Saturday, […]

Farmhouse Breakfast Week 2014

Tweet Apparently there are people out there who don’t eat breakfast! I know, how can that be? Given the choice, I’d eat breakfast for, well, breakfast, dinner and tea – there are very few breakfast foods that I don’t enjoy. It’s such an important meal, and sets you up for the day, which is why National […]