Bath bomb, bath bomb. Who likes a bath bomb? You can make one too if you follow this along… I LOVE a bath bomb. I will spend silly amounts of time pouring over the Lush website, trying to decide which bomb I want to try next. Does one go for colour? Smell? Glitter percentage? I… Continue reading How to make your own, fantastic bath bombs
I have been described by a friend on the allotment as negative, pessimistic as you will. My reasoning is if you already expect to be disappointed, you will feel better when you aren’t. I try not to allow myself to get excited by anything too much these days unless its physically happening or in my… Continue reading B&Q is where my will to live, died.
I’ve been raving about this stuff all day but when it came to making it i ended up making a few tweaks that i loved. It is still, in essence, my dear friends recipe but changed enough i felt i could share my version without feeling guilty! My version is very rich, sweet and… Continue reading Beth’s Beetroot Ketchup
Allotmenting has paid off in parts, i have a near inexhaustible supply of rhubarb which is a God send if you a) like it as much as i do and b) are disgusted by what people are charging for it. Triffids Seriously, i shlepped home with an easy 2.5Kg the other week (after prep) and… Continue reading Rhubarb and strawberry jam
Mini or “hand” pies are apparently the new Pintrest craze sweeping the nations. A pie, you can hold, in your hand? WITCHCRAFT! Sweet or savoury, the Americans think they are on to something with these single serving pastries. As a Brit, i know we got there first with pork pies, Cornish Pasties and eccles cakes,… Continue reading Pork, apple and stuffing mini pies
Winter has nearly passed but the rain and cold are still desperately digging their claws in. The clocks have gone forward, the sun is shining, you think its safe to leave the scarf and umbrella at home and you get caught out, arriving at work or home with cold wet hair plastered to your face,… Continue reading Special Sausage Plait
Eating frugally can sometimes be a struggle if you haven’t the luxury of a freezer. Before i moved out of my bedsit i had an ice box above my fridge which would, at a push, hold a box of chicken dippers and a bag of peas. This lead to many an expensive week having to… Continue reading BBV’s homemade bacon