Czech Mate: Prague.

Vltava River's many magnificent bridges.

Four days, Three nights, Two totally exhausted girls, One memorable time (for all the right reasons!) Not a trace of the action-packed, budget conscious, backpacking trips that Daughter number 2 is used to – this one was designed for Ease, Rest and … Continue reading

Happy Easter. Helter Skelter Egg Run.

Happy Easter… May your eggs be plentiful and yummy! As a chicken keeper, who is not very keen on chocolate (really!) finding and enjoying eggs is more of an all year pursuit than a seasonal  treat – perhaps with a … Continue reading

Experiments with Polenta –

Half term has just finished 😦 Making the most of ‘time’, I’ve been doing some seasonal Spring Cleaning… therapeutic. Going through the cupboards, I found that we had rather a glut of polenta. So to correct the balance of ‘store … Continue reading

Apple Cake Experimentation – 3 recipes that came out as winners.

We’ve been experimentating with different apple cake styles and recipes over the winter. It’s been interesting, made the house smell wonderful and provided us with a great excuse to have the oven on, which has helped the log burner heat … Continue reading