As I threw another herbal teabag into the bin, I thought, this is crazy. I told my husband when I’d used my stash of various teas I was going to switch to loose leaf tea. The amount of packaging that comes with the tea bags is so unnecessary. There’s the teabag itself, many of which… Continue reading Time for Tea
Today is Mr. Simply Homemade’s birthday. These days for our birthdays we tend to cook nice meals and enjoy them with the children. Today was no exception. For breakfast I cooked him eggs benedict, he’s partial to eggs in any shape for form, this, however, was a nice treat as we don’t make it all… Continue reading Mr Simply Homemade is……another year older!!
My Mam regularly made tea brack, we all loved it. Hers was very rich, packed full of fruit and she also added walnuts. It was delicious. I didn’t have her recipe, so could never replicate her version, so I make this. The list of fruit in this is long but not necessary, once you have… Continue reading A Teatime Favourite
Whilst flicking through cookbooks this morning before getting stuck into a day of bread making, I decided I’d add the Apricot & Walnut Bread from Tana Ramsay’s, Real Family Food, to my list. On closer inspection of the cupboard though I realised I didn’t quite have everything I needed but I’m not one to let… Continue reading Fruit Bread
I love Autumn, strange as it may sound. If it’s cold it’s ok, we expect it to be, evenings are getting darker and cosier, the lawn has a blanket of crunchy brown leaves, we’re no longer living in hope that Summer will be here tomorrow! And, of course, Autumn arriving is a great excuse to… Continue reading Tea Brack