Firstly, I admit this announcement is very late. As far as I understand it, the announcement should follow the stop rather than the re-start. Secondly, this announcement is somewhat of an understatement considering the last time I wrote and published a post was last April, almost a year ago now. My retrospective on Chocfest 2017… Continue reading Ladies and Gentlemen, there will now be a short intermission……
I’ve begun planning Chocfest 2018, otherwise known as my birthday weekend, in earnest. My birthday is on a Thursday this year, but hey, I’m not going to concern myself with such minor technicalities. With planning for this year’s activities well underway I thought now would be a good time to reflect upon the success of… Continue reading Chocfest 2017: A Retrospective
Hi Rachel, How’s it going? I expect you’re super busy with family things, the cookery school and restaurant and what not. I’m assuming you haven’t heard about my Food Heroes series so I’ll just give you a bit of a run down. I’ve not been going long with it as you can see, as I’m… Continue reading Letters to my Food Heroes #3: Rachel Allen
2018 shall henceforth be known as the year I got my act together. I know it’s only February but I’ve got high hopes for this year. Please don’t let me down. You’re wondering what on earth soup has got to do with getting my act together. Well, I’ll tell you. It’s about making sure I’m… Continue reading Soup for lunch (and other times) with annotations for the home cook
When I started writing my blog some six months ago now, I had a dilemma over what to call The Husband. I put some thought into this because I’ve read a fair few women’s (and cookery) magazines in my time and so had lots of inspiration to draw upon. In particular, Red magazine columnist and… Continue reading Nutty Pasta Bake and The Only Man in the House
I wrote about my thoughts on the New Year period in my previous post so you’ve probably got a good idea about my thoughts on resolutions. I’ve made some attempt in the past to write New Years’ resolution lists or some sort of goals list but I’ve not usually had a great deal of success. … Continue reading I resolve to put an end to resolutions!
It’s not too late to still be talking about New Years is it? It seems like it was an eternity ago! I’m just going to go for it so you’ll have to excuse me as I indulge my obsession with stationary and bore you, I mean regale you, with the story of my diary…..