Spiced apple and peach jam

I grew up in a house in the city centre. We were extremely lucky to have a lovely long garden, with lots of trees and room to grow and play. Some of my earliest memories are of climbing the apple trees that marked the halfway point in the garden. On the right was a cooking…

Celeriac and apple soup

The weather here, has turned. We had a good stint of glorious sun and calm spring days and now we are back to sun/wind/rain/hailstones and sun again, all a bit topsy turvy. With weather like this, what food I am in the mood for changes constantly. But soup is always one of those dishes that…

The apple pie traybake

There really isn’t much news here from my side. I have been trying to keep my mind totally occupied while my better half is in work. I can’t believe I’m going to say this but I have even cleaned the windows in the house, inside and out! This is a first in the three years…

Pull apart bread for sharing!

To be honest I had never heard of a pull apart bread until very recently. Yes I have made bready desserts like cinnamon buns/rolls that you tear apart and everyone gets one but the term pull apart bread is new to me. A lot of the blogs I follow have been talking about these pull…

Apple tart

It’s Thursday, it’s raining, I’m cold and I’m grumpy. Why am I grumpy? Well l’m bored and have been ordered to stay in bed after I fell last week and fractured my leg, it’s a tiny hairline fracture, but the bruise is enormous and is the part that actually hurts. It even hurts just to…

Autumn has arrived!

Autumn has most certainly made it’s presence known. Until this week we have enjoyed a pretty unusual summer, now all of a sudden we notice the change of season. The evenings are growing darker and it is super hard to wake up in the morning. It doesn’t help that I have now started to press…