Category Archives: Breakfast

Update on the Jamie challenge

As I mentioned in my new years post, Mr Bee and I are working our way through Jamie Oliver’s 15 minute meals, cooking one recipe each a week.  We’re having so much fun.  It adds quite an amount of novelty … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Dinner, Food, Inspiration | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Berry and apple jam

A few years ago if you’d asked me what my favourite bought jam was I would have answered “some type of berry jam”.  Until this year I had only ever made one batch of berry jam.  We eat all sorts … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Food, Lunch, Make your own, Recipe, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

This summer in my kitchen…

Posted in Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Food, Inspiration, Lunch, Snapshot | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Crème fraiche love

My crème fraiche turned out as an example of the most delicious scrumptiousness.  I am completely in love and addicted.  Why did I not start making it years ago?  It is sooo yummy and  soo easy to make. Get yourself … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Food, Make your own, Recipe | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

My Sunday: a photographic journal

:: scrambled eggs and toast from home-made bread for breakfast :: A batch of orange and cumquat marmalade :: Minestrone soup and more toast with home-made bread for lunch :: Yummy and easy fruit bread :: Lemon grass and ginger … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Food, Knitting, Lunch, Snapshot | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Healthier Toasted Muesli

I love eating muesli for breakfast (or granola when I’m visiting the US).  The toasted stuff. Only problem is it’s laden with fat and sugar.  So I came up with my own toned down version.  By my reckoning it only … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Health, Make your own, Recipe | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Local and seasonal

A few years back I started getting interested in the concepts of eating locally and seasonally.  I read Michael Pollan as well as Alisa Smith and J.B. MacKinnon.  I philosophised (mostly alone because I didn’t have a blog or know many … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Environment, Food, Snapshot | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A simply wonderful Sunday

I have just had the most wonderful Sunday.  It was cold, rainy and gloomy outside but inside we had friends over for brunch.  Inside it was warm with laughter and friendship and little children running around.  We made lovely food … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Food, Snapshot | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Pancakes with Brandied Apples and Maple Syrup

I love it when I have those slow to get started Sunday mornings.  You know the ones, where by the time you’re up and thinking about breakfast it’s really more time for a Winnie the Pooh, Paddington Bear or Hobbit … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Food, Recipe | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment