A bit of alright

Posted by on Jan 20, 2014 in Cooking, Fun stuff | No Comments
A bit of alright

Friday night, ES Magazine on the way home. Oooh, that Rachel Khoo is tempting us with crumpets. Wonder if I could make sourdough ones? Bet I can. *Google*. Sure enough, recipes galore. Fast forward to Sunday morning and poor neglected sourdough starter gets fished out of the fridge. A bit of maths (yes, it hurt), some […]

How to make sourdough croissants

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in Cooking, Food, Fun stuff | One Comment
How to make sourdough croissants

Making croissants – ridiculous idea, right? Best to leave it to the Frenchies. Well actually it’s surprisingly simple. And like the rest of this sourdough baking business, it just requires a bit of patience and some elbow grease. Oh, and a lot of butter. So I made some, and here’s the recipe (again, thanks to […]

Freelance funtime

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Cooking, Food, Fun stuff | One Comment
Freelance funtime

So I was at my mum’s house on Sunday, flicking through the papers, and Nigel Slater was waxing lyrical about marmalade. Which got me all excited about the idea too. Never done it, but I was in the right place, because by the time I left to head back up north, mum had kitted me […]