Category Archives: cookery

A Photo a Day in June …. June 30th

  I’d love to be able to tell you that this picture of pea-pod perfection shows the bountiful harvest from my own, home-grown pea plants. But, sadly, that is not the case. My poor little shoots finally succumbed to the … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day in June …. June 27th

  I found this tagine in a local charity shop, this morning. It didn’t appear to have a price ticket or sticker on it and so I asked one of the assistants about it. The woman said that it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Scones …… Day 20 of 100

Today I decided to do some baking.  I don’t bake often nowadays, because my children and grandchildren all live too far away to pop in for cakes and biscuits ….and OH and I try not to eat too many sweet … Continue reading

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Sunday …… Day 14 of 100


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Chocolate Cake

  I don’t bake very often, nowadays. In all my previous homes, I baked cakes, scones, biscuits and bread at least once a week…. But now my children have families of their own and, sadly,  I live too far away … Continue reading

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  I have no intention of turning my blog into a  ‘Cookery, Food and Recipe‘  page.  My friends Annette and Gita do far better at that than I could ever hope. However, following my  ‘Smoked Salmon’  post a few days ago, I was asked … Continue reading

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