Herb & Tomato Sconebread

This is a story about flexible baking, about making tiny loaves of bread from a scone dough and calling it {sconebread}. This is a story about loving cherry tomatoes and the fragrance of herbs at any time of the morning. As my stories invariably begin, it was morning time and the first thing I wanted […]

Crocheting with string…

I’m looking into crocheting with different materials. Using the same stitches, but trying to find materials that are more durable or less expensive  or more suited to the purpose… Here is my first idea… making a durable table mat, which should be somewhat heatproof, using string. It is just parcel string, I found it in […]

My version of {chicken in milk}

My resident landlady came into the kitchen when this was just finished, steaming and wafting loveliness up from the hob and she said “oooh that smells gooorgeous” and then a few minutes later when I took it out of the saucepan she said “oh and it looks gorgeous, what did you cook it into make […]

Beautiful Day

I would like to record that today is a glorious day. I have just returned to Galway from a week of substitute teaching, of which I loved every minute. I felt like I turned a corner in teaching this week. Never once did I feel that old panic pushing up from my stomach and distracting […]