Fish and Chips – Kind Of

The noble fish sat on my plate hadn’t had a battering it had been enjoying a bath like Cleopatra getting all warm and tasty Upon leaving the path it was wrapped up in a coat of green to enhance its wonderful flavour and rested on a bed of buttery potato And while it lay thereContinue reading “Fish and Chips – Kind Of”

Buttered Scones

5th February 2019 After its appearance on Luna’s poetry bar , I thought i’d best provide it with its own spot from its originators page I don’t know how they came up with it they may argue about its serving but it must have been a marvel when flour and butter and sugar were broughtContinue reading “Buttered Scones”


ferried by box or by bag Usually on birthdays Delightful cubes of butter sugar and cream Get sent to the house Easily a delightful treat Fairs at Christmas time usually have stalls selling this delicious treat, and it’s not just cubes great shapes are made using cutters expect strawberry hearts, mint chocolate rounds and raspberryContinue reading “Fudge”

Things with two Ts

#CFFC #LetterT Challenge for the Letter T entry was a little different – any photo but must have two Ts in the title So as i pondered over some buttered toast , i considered what sort of images i could use I like butterflies, i like the coloured patterns on their wings I took this picture ofContinue reading “Things with two Ts”

Snack time

Bite lunch was two hours ago and dinner is hours away the hunger pangs are out of the cage And they’ve begun to play So over to the brown bread you go And forage for a filling or two When the jars of peanut butter and jam Located above tonight’s spiced ham Decide to greetContinue reading “Snack time”

Fudge :)

I. Butter meets pan Sugar melts in butter Both held by cream   II Sweet little cubes settle down in the fridge but don’t set like jelly   III Chocolate, Cherry, Mint Lined up in rows alongside Vanilla Coconut – a favourite   IV cubes of sweetness transported to the tongue heading for hips  


#Coloryourworld #Cyw #Asparagus As far as I know, I’ve never seen your flowers Some gardeners I’ve spoken to say they’re white, some say yellow Perhaps they’re both right – but its your green stalks that Attract the cooking fraternity , as you bathe in butter and herbs Rolling around the pan developing your flavour Adorable littleContinue reading “Asparagus”


Yellow A Zesty colour sign of the start of spring and summer daffodils and daisies explode with colour and marigolds make hay in the morning sun Lemon sponge sits in the oven cooking slowly for a farmhouse lunch – Vanilla custard softly turning in a copper pan as breakfast is served – a soft boiled egg withContinue reading “Yellow”