Cakes, Scones

Buttermilk Scones

Last weekend I was so excited as I knew I would have a bit of spare┬átime to focus on baking something delicious. You see, two months ago I started a new job and I've had precious little time since then to do much for myself, let alone spend time in the kitchen. It's weird, but… Continue reading Buttermilk Scones

Fudge, Slices

Apricot Fudge

A friend recently asked for a few ideas for a school cake sale and it got me thinking. So many ideas out there and so many resources, but how many of us have the time these days to actually make something from beginning to end and package it beautifully to attract the attention it deserves,… Continue reading Apricot Fudge

Dessert

Mother’s Day Apple Crumble

The last time I wished my Mother a Happy Mother's Day was 34 years ago. I was just 6 years old, and, two months later, she died. Not a day has gone by without me missing her terribly, wishing I could talk with her, ask her advice or hear her voice. I would have loved… Continue reading Mother’s Day Apple Crumble

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Easy Paella

I love Paella, although not the kind that goes overboard on the seafood ingredients. I've never been a fan of tentacles in my food, whether octopus or squid. I can't get past the sight of them and remind myself of my son when he was younger, not even going so far as to taste them… Continue reading Easy Paella