Apple peel cake

For the recipe and plenty of ideas for using apple peel, scroll down. Somehow I don’t think nature understands the phrase “Too Much Of A Good Thing”. This autumn I have experienced a sufferance of apples. I love the things but we had so many that there were moments when the whole family experienced serious apple apathy and I had…

Doolally Garibaldis

Hi all! Long time no speak. I’ve been neglecting the blogging recently and for that I apologise and can only thank you for hanging on so long. Let’s hope these biscuits are worth the wait. So, “Why Doolally?” I hear you ask. Because I like the word and quite honestly I don’t think it gets enough air time in…

Apple bundt pie

Ah, blogging is a merry thing. What do other peeps do when they sit down to write their posts or edit their photos? I often like to have the radio on in the background for the latter. It provides entertainment during this otherwise potentially tedious task. If you visit my Twitter page at all you’ll…

Clemmie’s birthday cake (warning: contains meat)

It’s Clemmie’s birthday! Whoop whoop! She’s 3 today! Now, I know that many (most) of you will be following this blog because of the human recipes I offer you and I PROMISE it’s not about to turn into a pet zone, but I have decided that today, as a one off, the recipe is not…

White chocolate & lemon cake truffles

I think I might have been wasting my time. I decided, given that today’s recipe has lemons in it, to go and see if I could find some interesting things out about lemons on the internet. Honestly, I set out with good intentions! A quick scan of Google Image results, and I came across this:…

Minty pea, leek and potato soup

I read again recently that onion and garlic have more nutrients in their skins than the in their flesh. Some sassy website pointed this out to me before suggesting that it was easy to harvest the goodness by simply boiling the skins for 5-10 minutes and then adding the strained liquid to a soup or smoothie….