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


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 forgetContinue reading “Simmering”

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? ThoseContinue reading “The plum pudding paradox”


#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 chickenContinue reading “Remnant”

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 withContinue reading “Chicken Soup”

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 childhoodContinue reading “Jam Roly Poly”

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 depriveContinue reading “A fruity San-San”


As they were released from the Strings holding them together, the Purple tipped stalks were prepared for the dinner plate A motley bunch of greens Roasted in a pan with other vegetables A side to the main food star on the plate Green and purple showing off the white of the fish Up and aroundContinue reading “Asparagus”