Spot the Leftovers!

The Wednesday morning tea platter is back. I'm a bit out of practice and left my run a bit late for the baking this morning.   The result is this, what I call "Spot the leftover cup cakes", a guessing game for morning tea bonus (!)   I figured the cakes were likely going to … Continue reading Spot the Leftovers!

“End of Week” Soup

I call this end "End of Week Soup". From the crisper drawer - the last of the carrots, sweet potato and pumpkin, all of which were duly oven roasted in a tablespoon of olive oil and a few small dobs of butter. Separately on the stovetop a diced onion and leek were softened gently in … Continue reading “End of Week” Soup

Pistachio Baking

When life (or a kind friend) gives you pistachios, lots of them, there's ample reason to do a couple of hours' winter afternoon baking. Two lemon pistachio drizzle cakes (one for us, one for a friend), chocolate-chunk, pistachio and cherry biscuits, and pistachio shortbread balls, filled with a generous amount of glace ginger.