Here’s a simple home sourdough bread recipe which will make four large loaves in one go. Great for busy people who like sourdough every day.
Making a simple loaf of bread at home. We’re in lockdown and many are trying to home bake bread. It seems complicated. It’s easy! Read on…
A simple sourdough bread. Home baking sourdough bread looks complicated, but anyone can make it at home, fitting into your lifestyle.
The Falkland Arms Pub in Great Tew, Oxfordshire. Being in Great Tew, we dropped into the Falkland arms for a Saturday light lunch. Good plan!
We tag along with Bretts Own Brews’ “Betty” mobile coffee shop at Holistic Harborough in The Square at Market Harborough.
Call it a tour of the neighbourhood. It started out as a quick drive to check out a bakery and have some coffee. It ended up as a three county tour, featuring coffee and good […]
Who knows what the English weather is doing. Who cares. A bit of sun and there’s a braai on the go, with homemade boerewors and plenty more.
Like light aircraft and food? Close to Towcester, in South Northants is the Flight Deck Cafe at Turweston Aerodrome. Well worth a visit.
Street food is great. Feeling hungry at Camden Market and there is a great selection. But what is a Yorkshire Burrito?
The Green Room in Brackley is a popular local spot for a coffee or a meal. We enjoy their breakfast (brunch, perhaps at midday?).
Coffee and Black Ops. Love a GOOD cup of coffee to start the day, especially filtered. But a coffee called Black Ops does worry me a bit!
We found the Weald Smokery, at Flimwell in Sussex, by accident, on a road trip, and enjoyed an excellent smoked fish meal.
Bunny Chow – a speciality of the Durban area of kwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Have to have a bunny if I go to Durban. But there’s nothing to say i can’t make one at home in the UK.
And there are no bunny rabbits involved!
It may be winter. It may be in England. The sun came out and we just had to have a boerewors braai. More to the point the boerewors was supplied by our local English butcher.
A Golden Coffee Mug On Holiday in Mozambique. It’s Christmas and I have my camera (why wouldn’t I?). There’s just one problem. The sun rises at 4:30 a.m. I didn’t make too many morning golden […]
That was 2017. A busy and fun year for us. Here it is, all summed up in glorious Colour photos. Have a look at the blog for the bigger stories.
Hermanus is not just about the sea and whales. There’s a thriving wine industry in the area. Join Hermanus Wine Hoppers for some wine tasting.
Breakfast under a tree in Hermanus with a view of the bay. A memory from a 2010 visit, repeated with friends in 2017.
I had heard about Bientang’s Cave Restaurant in Hermanus in South Africa’s Western Cape. I finally had the chance to eat there. Read about it here.
It’s braai time. A barbecue if you are not southern African, but one way or another an excuse to enjoy an al-fresco lunch cooked over burning charcoal.