Chestnut

#CYW #Chestnut 6th November 2019 Coming from two trees that hold its name Horse and Sweet varieties exist Each Autumn kids can be found playing games with conkers Sweet fare created from the conkers sibling Tartlets and pies and they’re even used at the Christmas table Note however – you can’t eat the conker UnlessContinue reading “Chestnut”

Double

#FOWC #Double a sweet tasting response from inky to fandango’s latest one word challenge Not your normal after dinner treat it’s got two of everything, vanilla scoops, chocolate scoops, brownies, the lot covered in drizzles of sweet chocolate syrup even the wafer’s got a dash of cocoa running through it pudding – a nice lightContinue reading “Double”

Trickery

In response to Fandango’s one word challenge You knew your nephew wouldn’t eat his greens every mealtime saw a trip to the bin but appreciating his happy sweet tooth you snook something into pudding unseen and eating with the custard you did grin as he ate up his carrots with a great big smile hiddenContinue reading “Trickery”

Turnover

#Fowc #Food # Turnover Salford 15th April 2019 A tale of an Apple Turnover This is a bit of a wonder Undeniable – the baker is a bit of a marvel Ripe apples transformed into a take home delight Nice eaten hot with custard Or cold with a bit of icecream Varieties exist – someContinue reading “Turnover”

Memories

#memories Many a happy time Enjoyed on the shoreline Munching away at the contents Of a well prepared picnic basket Roast chicken sandwiches and strawberry tarts Iced buns and banana pudding…. Eaten on a camp blanket, by a rocky shelter Somewhere where the sardines are safe from the local seagulls Another poem on Memory :Continue reading “Memories”

Christmas pudding

Sat on the serving tray Each little bit of you oozes festive smells, Allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg Salsa away with seasonal fruits, mingling Over a drop of festive tipple Note how the alcohol burns away in a wonderful display And leaves a fruity taste to accompany the Lovely sultanas, currants, candied peel and cherries