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

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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

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This summer in my kitchen…

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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

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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

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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

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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

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