Cooking with the Senses

Or in other words how to inspire your friend by teaching her a basic white sauce. As you know from my previous post Know Your Onions and Garlic I was teaching my friend Colette the fine art of listening to your food. It got me thinking that every time I cook, I rarely follow a…

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…

For Friends

Baking for friends is one of the most pleasurable and stressful times! I am working on perfecting flavour combinations for a Chocolate, Ginger, Coffee and walnut cake.  I know, it sounds like a lot of flavours in one cake, but they complement each other so well!  Different layers of sponge, different buttercream flavours, all moulding…

A Reminder

Today was spent away from The Muddy Kitchen Floor kitchen. Apart from cheese on toast this evening whilst watching country file, no cooking has happened at all. But today has still featured food. Quite a lot of food, and friendship, and good times. We spent nearly all of this cold winters afternoon, cosy, in a…