August 16, 2018

Chris and I have been married for eleven years this August! Last year, for our tenth anniversary, Chris' parents gave us three blueberry bushes.

July 15, 2018

Don't fire up your ovens!  Here's a recipe for July that will not require you to break a sweat!

GlutenFreegan Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Preparation time:  10 minutes

Freezing time:  3 hours total


For the cookie dough

June 2, 2018

I have three wonderful fathers in my life. My husband is the best father to our son that I could ever hope for, and I haven't yet decided what I'm going to bake for him on Sunday 17th June to thank him for all he does. I'll keep you posted!

These two recipes are for the ot...

April 1, 2018

The only fool you'll find this April, is the person who doesn't try these little beauties: peanut butter and jelly buns.  Peanut butter and jelly (jam) is one of the most beautiful flavour combinations in existence.  A long loved ingredient in the US, the popularity of pe...

February 28, 2018

It feels a little strange to be writing a blog on what is the last meteorological day of winter when the weather is suggesting winter has a long way to go yet. That said, springtime is not far away. The snowdrops and crocuses in the garden will soon be giving way to the v...

February 1, 2018

It's February 1st, the day that makes so many of us start to feel that slightly anxious twitch about how we're going to celebrate Valentine's Day.  It's the two week countdown:  What did I get them last year?  What did they get me?  Should I reserve a table out or try to...

January 1, 2018

There is a reason that the Italian "tiramisu" translates to "pick-me-up", "lift-me-up" or "cheer-me-up".  At the end of a meal, at the end of an evening, when we are feeling sluggish or just tired, it is the the iconic Italian dessert that lifts spirits and energy levels....