A chilled, lemon and cinnamon infused rice pudding for summer evenings
Diary of a Modern Land Girl – Part 2
Since my first post on our allotment adventure, we've had an unfortunate gap in being able to give it as much attention as we had hoped. Between work and exams, we haven't made it to our patch in a few weeks. After a load of spring thunderstorms, we came back to what looked like something… Continue reading Diary of a Modern Land Girl – Part 2
Diary of a Modern Land Girl – Part 1
As of this week, hubby and I are the proud owners of our very own allotment! Having our own little patch of land has been our dream for years, and after my younger brother got offered an allotment where he lives we decided to put our names down too, though we never expected to be… Continue reading Diary of a Modern Land Girl – Part 1
Lindy Bop Dress Review – Ionia
The Ionia dress was not my first dress by Lindy Bop, but it is definitely one of my favourites. The sleeves, bust and waist shape are very flattering and comfortable - especially if you are more of a plus size like myself! The length is also just on the knee, so very suitable for work as… Continue reading Lindy Bop Dress Review – Ionia
Limoncello Drizzle Cake – Recipe
As it's Easter and spring is on the way, it seems a perfect time to make a cake that's full of Mediterranean sunshine - especially when spring in England usually means grey, rainy skies (just like today in fact!) For Easter Monday tea, my mum's requested a lemon drizzle cake. As it's a bank holiday,… Continue reading Limoncello Drizzle Cake – Recipe
How to Survive a Masters Degree Part 2; 5 Ways for Focused Exam Prep
Tips and tricks I have found to making exam preparation focussed and effective, without burning out!
Spanish Donut Recipe – Buñuelos de Viento
Sunday morning breakfasts should always be a treat, and one to take a little time cooking for. This morning hubby and I first decided (as he didn't have to rush off for work for once!) that we would make some thick, creamy Spanish hot chocolate for breakfast. We then realised we would have nothing to… Continue reading Spanish Donut Recipe – Buñuelos de Viento
First Term Survived…ish
Its almost Christmas! For a lot of people it means present buying, card writing, food shopping and putting up decorations. For a student, its all this and more - more being coursework deadlines and exam revision (joy of joys!) Since my last post on my first half term in my year long masters degree coursework… Continue reading First Term Survived…ish
Dried Oranges, Cinnamon Sticks and Jam Jars…
First craft of Christmas - homemade potpourri and orange slice ornaments.
All Butter Mince Pies
My traditional Christmas for all butter mince pies.