As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter it’s always nice to have something warm and comforting for dinner. My husband and son love this traditional Welsh Cawl and it’s so easy to make. Cawl (pronounced like ‘cowl’) is regarded as the national dish of Wales. I had never had it until I… Continue reading Traditional Welsh Cawl
Happy Thanksgiving! Today is officially Thanksgiving in Canada and although it’s not traditionally celebrated here in the UK, my Welsh family and friends kindly celebrate it with me each year. It is such a nice excuse to do some decorating, cook and eat some delicious food, and get together with family and friends. Of coarse… Continue reading Canadian Thanksgiving in Wales
Although I love summer and the warm rain that it brings, every year I start to get excited when the mornings become crisp and the leaves start to change colour. Autumn doesn’t officially start for another week but the pumpkin spice lattes are out and fall is certainly in the air! I often enjoy watching… Continue reading Early Autumn Chocolate Bark
So it’s the end of a long weekend -which definitely deserves a blog post. It’s been a lovely, chilled-out weekend even though it’s been a tad wet outside. I thought I would write a ‘foodie’ post as I haven’t done one in a while. I’ve got many non-food-related projects on the go but nothing quite… Continue reading Lemon & Herb Marinated Chicken with Creamy Asparagus Risotto
First things first, my apologies I am a week behind. But I have an excuse! I hope it’s a good one, but I was in Portugal for the better part of last week (post to come). My husband and I spent 5 days in the beautiful Algarve region of Portugal and it was amazing! I… Continue reading BAKE! Week errr… SIX!
So my challenge this week came in the form of Mary’s Tiramisu Cake that the bakers made for the technical challenge. It wasn’t actually too hard to make, however I opted out of making the chocolate shapes to decorate it with and think that the simple cake looks good in itself. I dusted it with… Continue reading BAKE! Week Four
Well as the Bake Off continues I seem to be getting later and later with my posts. Next week I’ll probably be writing my post during the new episode! So last week on the Bake Off it was the dreaded bread week. I was most fearing this challenge as I’ve never made bread in any… Continue reading BAKE! Week Three