Fruit salad. So easy to make, anyone can make it. Right?
Well yes, I suppose so. You can just cut up a bunch of fruit and mix it together in a bowl.
And maybe add a bit of sugar to help bring out some of the fruit juices.
And you end up with … a [...]
“Do you do Banoffee Pie?” That simple question from a client set the whole thing off.
Of COURSE we do Banoffee Pie – we’re caterers and (more importantly) food lovers. That’s our job. What I had never done however was make my own toffee. Gooey, rich, creamy, completely decandent toffee – also [...]
This is the tale of a boy and his quest to catch a really big fish.
It was an idyllic summer holiday for this particular boy and his sister. A long airplane journey, time in Vancouver catching up with grandparents, aunties, uncles & two particularly adorable cousins, then two weeks at the other grandma and [...]
Those of you with children will know how much fun it can be – NOT - to have your little ones accompany you to the supermarket. Aisles and aisles of tempting treats that turn kids into “I want” monsters. And I will admit that on far too regular a basis I find myself compromising and buying them [...]
Inspiration comes in many forms. When it comes to cooking it might come from a cookbook, or a TV programme, or some particularly nice ingredients one may have picked up at a market/shop/found lurking in the back of a kitchen cupboard… or it might come from somewhere else. I’ve just come out the other side of [...]
When you die, if you get a choice between going to regular heaven or pie heaven, choose pie heaven. It might be a trick, but if it’s not, ummmm, boy.
I don’t know if any of you remember Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey. It was a 90s phenomenon – books, greeting cards, etc. I [...]
What dessert, for you, is the ultimate comfort dessert? You know, the kind of dessert that’s not necessarily elegant and may not be art on a plate, but is homey and just makes you feel happy when you eat it. For me it’s either a fruit pie or fruit crumble, which if you think about [...]