It’s that time of year when we have a bit too much chocolate around. I don’t know why people give it to us, we’re both staunch atheists and never reciprocate but why say no to some free stuff? Invariably after eating a bit we end up with loads of chocolate left around and cooking with … Continue reading Hare today, Scone tomorrow…….
Yes, OK, I forgot to bake. I’m hungry and I have bee shit to be getting on with. This means I need something quick to prepare but a quick breakfast doesn’t have to be a crap breakfast and at weekends we like to break fast well. In my usual slapdash way none of this has been … Continue reading Quick Honey Apple Rye Bread
Well I’ve solved the mystery of the missing Queen. I checked the indoor hive this afternoon and the first thing I noticed was that there are a hell of a lot of bees for this time of year. This is great because a large workforce means plenty of stores coming it but it is a … Continue reading Welsh Cakes ( and bees )
We’ve had a few days away introducing Nigel to the sea side and getting back to our ancestral roots in Wales. Visiting a beach, particularly one in Gower unleashes in me an uncontrollable urge to forage, had we been self catering I’d be there with a bucket hunting for cockles, I don’t think the hotel … Continue reading Wales Tales – The Red Weed
Bees are flying, nectar is appearing and all is well. I’m still going through the photos from our brief break and so in that Welsh spirit, I bring you this humble offering – the Glamorgan Sausage. An entirely vegetarian object, a Glamorgan sausage is still a thing of beauty and taste and a masterful way … Continue reading Wales tales – Sausage Time
Hello there. It’s that time of year when seasonal spicy buns are in the shops again ( actually they’ve been in the shops since bleedin’ January). I would never stoop to buying such things, have a fundamental problem with the usual decoration and have a load of whey to use up so here are my … Continue reading Not Cross Buns
Well hello there fans, it’s been a while, I had surgery on my tongue ( on my birthday 😦 ) so I’ve had a Complan, soup and coffee diet for the last two weeks but I’m finally back on solids – as long as they’re not too crunchy. It’s damp and it’s cold out there … Continue reading A Nice Bit of Crumpet