Category Archives: Cooking

Happy Birthday Mr PC

We had cake of a different sort today. I wasn’t originally sure what cake to make, but then Mr PC commented about how much he liked the cake at the wedding we went to last year. I know he loves … Continue reading

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Toffee Shock Cake

This is the Toffee Shock Cake from the Clandestine Cake Club cookbook. I did make one little mistake, which was to make the cake in the afternoon and ice it in time for tea, which meant it was just a … Continue reading

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The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook

How excited am I to have found this cookbook? It is absolutely brilliant! I was just wandering round The Works one day in December, when I spotted this book, The Clandestine Cake Club Cookbook by Lynn Hill. It caught my … Continue reading

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New Year Pavlova

Woohoo! Happy New Year and all that. I know I’m a day late, but better late than never. For New Year this year I made a pavlova! I have always been a bit nervous of making meringues. I don’t like … Continue reading

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Melt and Mix Chocolate Cake

The aroma in the kitchen this afternoon! There’s nothing like chocolate cake for filling the house with warm yummy anticipation smells. I found the recipe for Melt and Mix Chocolate Cake here. It is supposed to be rich and dense, … Continue reading

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ALDI Noodles

My family are the fussiest eaters on earth. There was one thing I could cook, and everyone would eat. One thing. Now, they have changed the recipe and I am sad. When I realised, I went and bought all the … Continue reading

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Cake Decorating

Miss 11 has taken over the decorating of the cake for Miss 9’s upcoming birthday, for which I am glad, as Miss 9 wanted a Minecraft cake and Miss 11 knows far more about Minecraft than I. We will be … Continue reading

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