27th September 2012 Helen

My last sourdough starter was a bit neglected, became a bit furry and was then very binned! I’m starting again and my wild yeast is fermenting as of about 5 minutes ago! That sounds terribly dodgy. Suffice it to say, nice bread follows!

26th September 2012 Helen

I love reading recipes. When I was expecting my son, I used to have these odd bouts of insomnia in my second trimester. I used to come downstairs, make hot milk and read cook books. My logic was that I’d get tired, not engrossed like you would with a book…

13th July 2012 Helen 1Comment

One of the nicest memories¬† I have from my Granny’s kitchen is the smell of warm Irish Soda bread and apple pies and the almost-too-hot-heat of the Aga.¬† One of my worst is fresh (I mean fresh), warm milk from a bucket, from a cow who had barely made it…