Now I do not profess to know much about gardening but I do understand the principle of training a squash. As I was checking on them yesterday I was delighted to see many long tendrils and vines with fruit on them. To train them is simple, as you can see in the picture, a few […]Read More How to train a squash…
Just a few shots from the garden – its starting to grow into something really special…. as you can see there are courgettes, potatoes, 2 kinds of kale, some red cabbage and purple Brussels sprouts and a couple of other things we are hoping for a bumper crop this year. It is exciting to […]Read More The Veg Garden 2017
Originally posted on ruffles & macarons:
There’s only one word I can think of when I bite into these delicious nuggets… YAAAAAS!!! You only need 4 ingredients for these super easy cheesy bites! Cheesy Pinwheels 1 sheet of puff pastry, thawed 4 oz. cream cheese 3 oz. cheddar cheese 4 strips of bacon Preheat oven…
The bus from Cologne was a reasonable journey and for a mere 7 euros you couldn’t complain – the free wifi was also impressive (take note bus companies of Britain you are archaic in your transport facilities.A confusing start with the help of google maps and the discovery that there was a gay pride festival […]Read More Frankfurt
Varanasi is an interesting place. Filled with a mixture of tourists, beggars and locals, the tourist shops sell a mixture of fake religious artifacts, candles and cheap knock-offs. Walking through the crowds can be a distressing experience, the number of street gangs of children clawing at your clothes – employed to sell their postcards and […]Read More An Indian Adventure: Varanasi and Lumbini
After an auspicious start, a bus journey plagued by accidents on the motorways and meaning that I got to the Eurostar terminal with literally 5 minutes to spare before I jumped on the train it was a quiet journey along the Highspeed track and a reassuring redress in the balance of the holiday.Le Neufchatel, Bruxelles […]Read More Brussels
A bit like marmite – marmalade can be a love or hate foodstuff for some and indeed there are still some days where I prefer shredless but, for me it represents some of my childhood, my mother used to make it every year and we would spread it on toast every morning for what seemed […]Read More What is it about marmalade?