Entries from August 2010

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

Jam Sessions

I’ve been making my own jam for a couple of years now. I don’t do this on a regular basis (though I really should!), and I definitely don’t make jam nearly as often as I would like to. But every now and then I’ll come across a glut of beautiful fruit that I won’t be […]

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Culture Shock

I have a strange obsession with making things from scratch. And this obsession doesn’t stop at dishes – I’m often trying to find ways to make what most people would consider ingredients on my own. It’s so bad that whenever I start banging on about a new project I’m embarking on, one of my friends […]

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010


I’m not sure about you, but I’ve always been more of a beer drinker than any other sort of alcohol. Sure, I enjoy the odd glass of wine (mostly when I’m inhaling a gooey wedge of brie – only since discovering my lactose-intolerance that’s happened with far less frequency), and once in a while I’m […]