Books, Reviews

The Happy Pear

The Happy Pear, Recipes and Stories from the first ten years, is the debut book by twin brothers, David & Stephen Flynn. The Happy Pear Café and Health Food shop is the brainchild of David & Stephen, they approached their local green grocer after some time away from our shores, with a request to buy the shop and went on …

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Baking, Books, Bread

Love for a Book!

    I recently treated myself to Susan Jane White’s book, The Extra Virgin Kitchen. I’ve only recently become acquainted with Susan Jane’s  brilliant blog, as regular readers know, I have been more of an infrequent visitor in blogland these last couple of years due to the addition of two unruly toddlers. Shame on me, I know. Susan Jane, by …

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Baking, Books, Cakes, Reviews

Jack’s 8th Birthday

On the 30th September, Jack turned 8, so we invited family over for tea & cake in his honour. His cake of choice was a Chocolate Orange Biscuit cake, the recipe for which he discovered whilst himself & Caoimhe were devouring the Children’s Birthday Party section of award winning blogger, Nessa Robins, fabulous first book, ‘Apron Strings’ Upon discovering that …

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