Beef stew

I really cannot sum up my life in the last 24 months. It has been a rollercoaster. My son, my gorgeous, kind, funny, smart baby boy is now TWO!!! Where did the time go? I sometimes think to myself that I am trundling along, just about coping and then I have moments when I realise…

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…

Julia Child’s Boeuf a la Bourguignonne

I so wish there were a blog genie! After spending nearly 6 hours preparing and cooking this delightful dish, the last thing I want to do is to write up the whole experience (I am super excited to write about it but soooo tired). And yes, the reason I made this dish was because I…