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Stem Ginger Biscuits

Stem Ginger Biscuits

Today outside the rain has poured all day long, there is a mist closed in over the fields making the cottage feel as though we are in a little bubble of a world, which all goes to make this a perfect day to be baking, […]

Day 1 of a simple life

Day 1 of a simple life

First I made some einkorn bread with some flour that has been sitting on the shelf for quiet some time waiting for me to get my head round its properties which are very unlike any of the regular bread flours I am used to, it […]

April- month of reflection

April- month of reflection

“Each one has to find his peace from within.” ― Mahatma Gandhi ‘In that state of peace, there are no cravings and no lack. Needs are life-affirming and arise not out of lack, but out of abundance’.  April for me this year I have decided […]

Cardamon Rice

Cardamon Rice

I have never cooked rice in this way before and I was so delighted with the result I just had to get it on the blog to share with you. This goes wonderfully with the previous post Lamb rogan josh http://cornwallnan.co.uk/2018/03/lamb-rogan-josh/ And warm soft flatbreads http://cornwallnan.co.uk/2018/03/easy-flat-breads/ […]

Pre-dawn Moonlight

Pre-dawn Moonlight

Amazing full moon, its course traceable as it descends over the field behind our house, so large its detail can be seen with the naked eye, finally it sinks low behind the garden shed and leaves the predawn sky a velvet black, minutes later the […]

FPC 24/1/18 The Last Week

FPC 24/1/18 The Last Week

It is the last week of ‘live from the pantry Jan 18 challenge’ and GD and I are feeling good about what we have accomplished this month. We arrived back Monday after a long 5 day trip and we were just so tired, so we […]

FPC 16/1/18 Cleaning and Clearing

FPC 16/1/18 Cleaning and Clearing

Because of the frugal pantry challenge I am also looking at other areas of life that are in much need  simplifying and so today have been giving the living room a much needed coat of paint and am loving it!. As GD and I are […]

FPC 15/01/18 Courgette, cheddar, dijon tart with leeks in a shortcrust pastry pie base

FPC 15/01/18 Courgette, cheddar, dijon tart with leeks in a shortcrust pastry pie base

Love this recipe easy to make, feeds lots, keeps well in the fridge, so moorish! We had this as one of our FPC dishes and made meringues with the left over egg whites . I make mine double every time to fit a 28 cm […]

FPC 13/1/18 Old English pub games beat the Xbox

FPC 13/1/18 Old English pub games beat the Xbox

Today’s meal was homemade cheese and tom pizza and pepperoni pizza. I had to buy the pepperoni and cheese, all the other ingredients I had in the pantry and left us still well within budget. Easy Celebration Pizza Spent last of this weeks budget on […]

January allotment update

January allotment update

Morning at the allotment, January sunshine. The seaview always amazes me  This place is just so full of magic, the kids maze and little house willow arch to the tiered tyre seat theatre where weddings sometimes take place, frame for the big yurt which goes […]