Fortune cookies


Surprisingly easy to make, fortune cookies are a tasty and lighter way to end a meal rather than with heavy petit fours. Also, there is a lot of fun to be had making up silly saying. Mine included such great sayings as – ‘Never admit defeat. Unless failure arouses the cute girl in accounts’ ‘You…

Update etc


Mondays are rubbish. I did actually write that line on Monday. And then was distracted by work related shenanigans and I am now coming back to you, my faithful blog. It’s been a long week, with a lot of overtime in it plus added stress and hassle because of a rather large project. In fact, from only…

Bread making and books about bread


I have been baking a little bit lately, nothing exceptional but just generally very tasty, very delicious things. I’m trying not to bake too often as I generally follow a fairly low carb lifestyle. This River Cottage book is an excellent reference manual – it details nearly every type of bread and gives you an…