i had such high hopes for this cake…

i wanted to stick with the party theme {1970’s bridesmaid…or something or other…!} with this cake, so i googled ‘popular toy in the 70’s’ and incase you haven’t realised what the cake is yet…it’s a space hopper!  it didn’t turn out EXACTLY as i had imagined it would in my head…but it did give me a […]

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crunchy crumble and a competition

here’s the thing.  there’s this competition.  it’s never been made official.  but it’s there.  we know about it.  we just never mention it.  i’m talking about my mam and i.  everytime something is cooked or baked, a piece is given to the other along with the lines of ”take this home to dad/paul, see what […]

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the ‘oh-just-chuck-it-all-in’ flapjacks

i love sunday’s this time of year.  you know the one’s.  where it’s all about the afternoon walks, comfort food eating and most importantly, the baking of said comfort food.  throw a footie match {and a screaming mama!} into the mix nowadays too.  {won one and lost one, if you were wondering.  AND i got told there’s no […]

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lemon heaven {and a reason to FINALLY use those lentils!}

gimme something citrusy over chocolatey any day. i spotted a recipe for a lemon tart on the back of a packet of ready made pastry whilst doing the joy that is the food shopping the other day. {nope, i don’t make my own pastry…and probably won’t again following THAT disaster!}. so 5 lemons, some eggs, […]

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