baking

Choux stopper

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Last week I said that I’d share the recipe Daf and I created as one of our “date jar” activities, so to stay true to my word…here it is.  I love trying to think of different flavours that go together but often need some inspiration.  During the February half term, Daf and I were fortunate […]

baking

Morning has broken

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I thought today it might be nice to write something which can draw us away from the topic that seems to dominate most of our conversations at the moment.  By no means am I suggesting that it is not important and real, but I do believe a distraction is valuable now and then.  Therefore, I […]

baking

Our daily bread

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Creativity, experimentation, an awakening of senses, connections, celebrations, enjoyment, fun, laughter, family, necessity, daily, basic need…what do all these connotations have in common?  Food.  Our daily bread.  Something we need to survive.  I love food!  I love exploring new tastes and trying new things.  I’ll be honest from the start, I am a fussy eater […]

autumn

Peanut Butter

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(Can you believe there is a song about peanut butter?!?! In fact, there are loads!) There is an absolute definite chill in the air today which means one thing only…autumn is here and winter is around the corner.  Time to start getting out the bigger socks!  I find the thoughts that come with winter to […]

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Never never land

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I have two fictional heroes.  Robin Hood and Peter Pan.  Random?  Perhaps.  So why?  There is something about their spirit of adventure that I love.  Robin Hood lives in the woods, fights amazingly with a bow and arrow (in my opinion, one of the coolest weapons), is totally carefree, and life just looks fun!  Peter […]