Back in April when I went back to work I promised myself that all the effort of going back must surely require a treat. That’s logical right? Earn money to buy nice things 😉 I wasn’t totally serious, but Tom … Continue reading
I LOVE Dessert. There’s a part of me that’s always disappointed if dinner comes and dessert doesn’t follow. The only problem is that sometimes dessert takes a loooong time. There isn’t always time to bake so masterpiece, so when I find something … Continue reading
This week I performed some house wife geekery… I made my own Jam.
I know, I know – I’m a bit sad. But at our bread making class on Wednesday evening I made a milk roll and apparently it’s perfect with Jam. We didn’t have any jam… We did however have some strawberries and blackberries that were about past their best. Jam is a great way to use up squishy fruit – we’ve got to try and be thrifty these days with how expensive food is!
It was SO much easier than I thought it would be. I was lucky that I had a thermometer from last years toffee apple escapades… It’s worth investing in a thermometer for these sorts of things. Although if you don’t have one you can use the drip test… see below!
I’ll tell you all about the delights of the milk roll soon too.
Seriously have a go… use up that fruit in the fridge and reuse/recycle a little jam jar.
I love being inspired by food. I could just eat and eat and eat… But it’s so nice when food is fun! Last weekend I decided to make Cake Pops. I’ve never made them before, but Sunday afternoon is my … Continue reading