Gin Ginnery, Gin Ginnery, Gin, Gin Gery!

Gin Ginnery, Gin Ginnery, Gin, Gin Gery! I’ve always been a bit sceptical about buying food from a ‘club’; never sure of quality, animal welfare standards (red tractor do their best, but I refuse to buy barn reared chickens) and provenance. I’m also wary of promotions that flit across my social media feeds but gin was required, so I bit the bullet and took up … Continue reading Gin Ginnery, Gin Ginnery, Gin, Gin Gery!

Sunday Afternoon Baking – Banana Fudge Cookies

Sunday Afternoon Baking – Banana Fudge Cookies It’s Sunday afternoon. I like to bake on a Sunday, so as BOGG (Big Ol’ Grumpy Git) wandered through the family room, I asked him what sort of cookie he’d like, as I flicked through a lapful of cookery books. “Soft and Chewy!” was the reply as he walked from the room. With a couple of manky bananas … Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Baking – Banana Fudge Cookies

Banana Chocolate Loaf or is it a Dozen Muffins or a Pudding?

Banana Chocolate Loaf or is it a Dozen Muffins or a Pudding?   Just because you use the same ingredients in a recipe doesn’t mean it should turn out the same each time. Most cake recipes can be turned into something else, for example, a Victoria sandwich mix can become fairy cakes or cupcakes (not that I’m a huge cupcake fan). Meringue can be a huge, billowing … Continue reading Banana Chocolate Loaf or is it a Dozen Muffins or a Pudding?

Who Can Refuse a Slice of Brownie

Forgive me readers, I’ve been remiss. It’s very easy to set up a blog and just as easy to let it slide. Of this, I am guilty. The hand is better; physioterrorism seems to have helped. They gave me a fantastic state-of-the-art kit … a large elastic band and a peg! I can’t complain as it seems to be doing the trick. Anyway I digress, … Continue reading Who Can Refuse a Slice of Brownie