Month: November 2018

  • Time out

    Time out

    Apologies, I’m aware this post is a little ahead of schedule. The photo of a Christmas tree, although an offering of good cheer, may not be welcome yet as, yes, I’m aware it is still November. Christmas is the last celebration of the year, so someone please tell me where the year went? That flighty […]

  • Chocolate self-saucing pudding

    Chocolate self-saucing pudding

    Imagine me aged seven. ‘What’s for pudding?’ was my favourite expression (ahem has anything changed?). Along with a winning grin, minus a front tooth, I would enthusiastically chant this, along with my table of classmates, in an infuriating sing-song voice every school lunch time when a lovely lunch lady approached to collect our empty plates. […]

  • Beef stew with dumplings  

    Beef stew with dumplings  

    Although the air is crisp and fresh, the food I intend to eat at this time of year certainly isn’t. I love to walk outside and breathe in lungfuls of the autumnal wood-smokey air (reasonably far away from the roundabout on which I live, there is an abundance of pollution here), bundled up in coat, […]