Category: Cooking

  • Variables

    #fowc #variables When baking – like most things in life it’s important to realise not everything has to stick to the recipe now, flour, butter and sugar in set amounts, will make up your cake mix – but you are not going to count every chocolate chip going into the cake – enjoy the surprise […]

  • Cup-a-Soup

    #fowc #instant Instant gratification noodles and vegetables swimming in a flavoursome pool tasty little number brought to life by the application of just the right amount of hot water now – don’t forget – stir it up or you’ll find there’s lumps at the bottom of your cup (you dont want that)

  • Instant


    It’s just the thing on a winters morning Noted for the quickness in its preparation Some aficionados might complain its not “The real thing” Though if you checked the ingredients And looked – Milk, Sugar, Cocoa – its all there Noses attracted by the Chocolatey waft That travels through the house from the Kitchen

  • Simmering


    Something sensational was coming from the Kitchen in seconds the waft of chicken , ham and vegetables made its way through the ground floor and moseyed upstairs to tell my senses everybody – grab your eating irons – its ready rendezvousing with crusty bread and salt and pepper in a combination you will never forget […]

  • The plum pudding paradox

    The plum pudding paradox

    #socs #closeeyesandpoint Above, you’ll see a picture of a ‘traditional’ plum pudding, eaten at dessert time around the table at Christmas time….before anyone goes ballistic….i’m following the rules of the previous challenge – and it just happened to fall on the page on the origin Christmas puddings So, when did the craziness start inky? Those […]

  • Remnant

    #fowc #octpowrimo #remnant Observing the carnage from the previous meal The scraps of leftover chicken potatoes, carrots and peas picks for the composting bin? possibly, but that’s already claimed the peelings. pan suggests a remnant revival returning the roasts and carrots to the pan reviving them in a little butter or maybe stock roasted chicken […]

  • Chicken Soup

    Chicken Soup

    #octpowrimo #soup #chicken Its been cooking on the hob for a while now blue gas flames keeping the cooking going while the flavours mingle and merge the star of the show has been bathing in a warm bath while her co-stars have been cooking in the broth carrots and onions, parsnip and turnip together with […]

  • Jam Roly Poly

    Jam Roly Poly

    #food #baking #pudding #jam #custard Egg Sugar Flour and Butter combine with fruit for something after tea a little thing that’s fruity and sweet with a layer that’s simply utter delicious, flavoursome and buttery its the fruit covered layer – that gives it a swirl served up with custard its hard to beat a childhood […]

  • A fruity San-San

    A fruity San-San

    #fruit #tree #pie #San-San Growing against the stone tudor wall hanging fruit ripens for the pie coming from the tree but once a season the fruit answers the cooks call as over the garden young birds do fly could this be why its baked with haste there could be no other plausible reason to deprive […]

  • Lid

    #socs #lid in the midst of a quiet kitchen something was brewing sending a message to the little uns lots of ingredients were spending their time bathing in a stock jacuzzi you had seen one or two ingredients but you were shepherded out by the chef, aka Dad and so as the magic mix of […]