“It is impossible to think of any good meal, no matter how plain or elegant, without soup or bread in it.” M. F. K. Fisher I seem to have been making quite a few different types of bread this last week, so I thought I’d base this week’s blog on it. Some people find bread… Continue reading Rising to the Occasion
I was all set to finish off my blog post on bread when I realised that it was Shrove Tuesday next week. This means pancakes. Damn! What to do? After a quick survey of my many followers (8), I have decided to shelve the bread blog for next week and ‘whip’ up a blog on… Continue reading Flipping Heck!
[Veganism is…] “…a philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude—as far as is possible and practicable—all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose; and by extension, promotes the development and use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals and the environment. In dietary terms it denotes the practice of dispensing with all… Continue reading Fact or Fiction
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner but as I’ve mentioned before, my partner is a Buddhist and doesn’t celebrate anything. As a borderline Pægan myself, I like to celebrate everything! But here’s the crunch, I don’t like commercialism and refuse to be told when and how to celebrate my feelings for the man I… Continue reading Love is in the Air
“We are happier in many ages when we are old, than when we are young. The young sow wild oats, the old grow sage!” Sir Winston Churchill I’ve mentioned my garden several times now but at this time of year, there’s not much going on. Even the bulbs are barely poking through. However, although there’s… Continue reading Herbology