Thank You

Just a quick non recipe post! I was just tidying up the office and found a USB stick by the computer. It was given to me by Delos and Yvette back in February. I’ve just had a quick look through, it is full of family recipes………. I am going to enjoy cooking and eating my…

A Taste of Mexico

On a recent trip to Mexico, I discovered a liking for Tequila!  Recently I came across a recipe for a Gin and Tonic Cake, which I really wanted to try, but sadly I had no Gin or Tonic in the larder, just some Duty Free Tequila and a lot of Limes in the fruit bowel….

London Cheesecake

Just a quick update this evening. I have been busy making new dishes, taking photos, and I promise, they will appear on Muddy Kitchen Floor soon…….. I Promise……. Recently a memory came flooding into my mind. One I’d like to share with you. Every Saturday, as I grew up in Bermondsey, my nan would make…

The Cake

No, not the Christmas cake, but the cake that someone has asked me to make for them. Normally I don’t practice a cake, I just wing it, hold my breath and hope for the best. But this cake is different. It’s my first ever cake by request, the flavours were chosen specifically, and it’s for…

Apple and Blackberry, Lemon and Thyme Sponge

During the week I tried out a new recipe for a blackberry and apple cake. I wasn’t too impressed with the results, but decided today I would try again with a adaptions. It’s a basic sponge mix and fairly easy to do. Here is what you need 8″ Baking Tins lined and floured 200g self…

The Americans are coming!!!!!

So tonight, after a trial of Paddle Tennis, I am going to do a big shop. Currently, at 38,000 ft and about 4 hours away from landing are some of our closest friends from California. not all our close friends, just a select few, and tomorrow, 4 of them come to stay here for a…

My Sanctuary, The Kitchen

It’s been a busy few days in the Muddy Kitchen Floor kitchen. For once we have not been entertaining. Spring cleaning fever has hit, a little late, but it hit in style. It started with the larder. I have a unique relationship with my larder, I love it for its space, it’s TARDIS like quality…