It’s been a busy time in the Simply Homemade Kitchen, as I’m sure it has been in many kitchens up and down the country. There’s been an obscene amount of melted chocolate, bowl after bowl of buttercream icing, pastry and mincemeat, lots of time spent rolling, mixing and baking. A lot of the countless mince… Continue reading Merry Christmas and………Relax
I groan on the inside when I hear people say Christmas is just for children, it isn’t, Christmas is for everyone!! However, it is true to say they do make it that more special. My youngest children are now 2 1/2 & 21 months, my Irish twins, born 11 months apart. Abbie is super excited… Continue reading Festive Baking with Enthusiastic Toddlers 🙂
Generally speaking, I don’t buy biscuits,well except for the odd occasions when Mr. S/H can’t resist the lure of a glossy packet with some double, triple, chocolate chunk promise inside. They’re expensive, packed to the rafters with sugar and god knows what else, and shout from the biscuit tin, just begging to be devoured by a… Continue reading Homemade ‘Digestives’
Our two year old, Princess Abbie; or sometimes Pirate Abbie, or Doctor Abbie, depending on the cartoon of choice for that day; has decided she’s also my Mini Baker. As soon as she sees a bowl on the counter or a bag of flour being removed from the press, she looks for her apron, drags… Continue reading I Do it Mammy!
Mr. Simply Homemade loves Millionaire’s Shortbread, so Father’s Day was the perfect opportunity to indulge him. A quick google and I came across this recipe on a lovely blog, Peach Trees and Bumble Bees, do check it out, it’s very good! This recipe is great; I made it on the Saturday with the intention of wrapping it… Continue reading Salted Caramel Millionaires Shortbread