Stir up Sunday

Blimey, where did the year go ? It’s only a month to Christmas so my mind is turning to festive cooking. I really hate all the commercialism of Christmas but I absolutely love the traditions, the cooking , the baking, the homely cosy times. I’m not bothered about parties , works do’s and the getting…

Bread

Its been a while but after a summer and early autumn of gardening , pickling preserving ,winemaking ,foraging and generally non stop cooking my freezer and pantry shelves could take no more and neither could I, I was feeling a bit frazzled and I needed a rest away from all this cooking. After a fab…

Cornish Pasties

I don’t know why but I just can’t cook in small quantities, if I’m going to have a cook up I might as well do a lot rather than a little and get it stashed in the freezer. I’ve been terrible this year in my squirrelling of food into the freezer. I hope this isn’t…