Lunch, Soup

Leek & Potato Soup

I love this time of the year, Autumn for me is also the start of ‘Soup Season’! I love soup, it is so satisfying and can be made with virtually anything – within reason of course! Today I made a big pot of leek & potato soup which went down very well at lunch time following a busy morning in town. …

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Baking, Bread

Everyday White Bread

I make brown bread and soda bread regularly however when it comes to white bread, mine is just never quite as I like it. Kevin however seems to just have a knack for it and his white bread turns out perfect every time. Having cooked many different recipes and used many different method he has found what suits him which …

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A Celebratory Supper

Kevin & I were 11 years married last week. On one hand it seems a lifetime ago since we got married, on the other it’s like it was only yesterday. Time  goes by so fast, and we face many trials & tribulations but it’s fair to say the good times far outweigh the tough ones. Although it was our anniversary, …

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Apple, Blackberry & Pear Crumble

While out for a walk this morning, I couldn’t resist picking some lovely blackberries from the hedgerows. I had some apples and pears in the fruit bowl, so how better to use them than in a crumble! Ingredients 200g Blackberries 200g Peeled & chopped Apple 200g Peeled & chopped Pear 1 Tablespoon Water 1 Tablespoon Caster Sugar 1 Tablespoon plain …

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