Month: December 2010

In Between Christmas and New Year

In Between Christmas and New Year

The few days in between Christmas and New Year is always a bit weird. I feel like Christmas shouldn’t be gone just yet, and New Year should definitely not be tomorrow. I wish it’d be christmas again tomorrow! And to top things off, we’re trying […]

Cranberry Oat Scones

Cranberry Oat Scones

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a lovely christmas! We had a fantastic time chilling, sledging, eating and playing! I will do another post for christmas. But for now, this is my first Fresh from the Oven Challenge! Since I haven’t got a sourdough […]

Gingerbread Man!

Gingerbread Man!

Hehe… 3 more sleeps till christmas!!!!! Are you already everybody? Well we almost are! James managed to wrap my presents up today in Ashleigh’s and my absence, so now the tree is truly surrounded by presents. All this wintery weather is making everything magical too, […]

Super Easy Sweeties — Florentines

Super Easy Sweeties — Florentines

Christmas is edging ever so close now, I can almost smell the turkey! 🙂 The thought (and need) of having little nibbles here and there is so overwhelming that, despite having mince pies and stollen piled up somewhere, I made some florentines tonight… hehe. And […]

Stollen with Almond Paste (Marzipan)

Stollen with Almond Paste (Marzipan)

Hi peeps, it’s getting closer and closer to Christmas! Oh it’s so exciting I can’t contain myself! 😀 Been to the German christmas market in Birmingham this Monday, ooooh the lovely things they sell! And the schnitzel bun was delicious! I was so, so tempted […]

British Mince Pies (Delia Smith)

British Mince Pies (Delia Smith)

I made the very lovely Pate Sablee Mince Pies last time, and we finished eating the whole batch for quite a while now… so time for another batch! I think I’ll be doing another batch before Christmas too… also planning to make Stollen! Anyway, this […]

Aubergine, Tofu and Minced Pork One Pot

Aubergine, Tofu and Minced Pork One Pot

This week has turned into a Chinese week in my kitchen! I was going to make my Pork Spaghetti Bolognese again, but just before I make it I found out I haven’t got a tin of chopped tomatoes, so I asked Little A if he […]

More stir fry and Steamed Chicken!

More stir fry and Steamed Chicken!

I worked today so it’s a mad dash when I got back, by the time I get home it’s normally 5:20 at least, and Ashleigh gets very hungry round that time, with his squealing “na-na!! din-din!!” (Banana and dinner) in the background, I have this […]

Pancakes & Veggie Stir-fry

Pancakes & Veggie Stir-fry

We’re supposed to be going to the xmas food show in London today… but yesterday’s Thomas day out had beaten us and we are both feeling very drained 🙁 So to reserve some energy we decided to give it a miss. (what a shame… I […]

Mince Pie Club – my entry

Mince Pie Club – my entry

It’s been a busy busy day and I’m soooo tired, we went to see Thomas the Tank Engine in Aylesbury! And we have tickets to go to Taste of Christmas in London tomorrow, exciting! Just a quick post tonight to say that I’m listed in […]