Plum Pie

We’re a little lacklustre this week due to moving house. Two trips to Norwich so far, a couple more to go before I’m fully settled. It feels weird having two houses, hell, it is weird having two houses. One which I have loads of stuff to do in, and the other that I have hardly…

Plum Cupcakes

This week I spent a few days staying with Laura in Gloucestershire. Laura lives on the edge of the Forest of Dean, where  everything is beautiful and green and just downright lovely. We picked plums in her garden and made perhaps the tartest plum crumble ever. When I start picking fruit I never want to stop if…

Little Blueberry Pies

More blueberries this week – once again I bought them questionably cheap from the market, and once again found a handful of squishy/mouldy ones. But it’s kind of worth it because as long as you’re using them the same day, they still work out cheaper than buying them anywhere else, even if you do have…

Pecan Pie (and 100 followers!)

I’ll start with a THANKS this week – I realised a few days ago that I’ve reached 100 followers – yay! Thank you for reading and liking and commenting and hanging around – it is much appreciated :). I also have good news, and bad news. The bad news is, that my oven isn’t fixed….

Summer Baking

So the other week I got all up with Smitten Kitchen on The Royal Moose, after making some truly delicious rhubarb and cream cheese hand pies. The thing about baking is that you’re never satisfied with the recipes you already have. Always looking for new ideas means that I have got an enormous amount of…

The List

To get this thing rolling, I have decided to make a list of all the things I want to bake in order to shortlist potentially saleable cakes. Whilst looking for pictures of cakes I have previously baked to illustrate this post, I instead came across a picture of a cat that looks like Hitler (I’m…