Category: Rainy day projects & cooking

Hedgerow Harvest: Super-quick blackberry upside-down pudding.

Super-fast blackberry upside down cake pudding

Earlier today we went on yet another blackberry foraging walk. This time, we tried a new route and struck blackberry gold. We come home laden with three big pots full of blackberries as big as the end of your thumb. I’m not exaggerating!

It was only after dinner …

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Hedgerow Harvest: How to make elderflower cordial

elderflower

It’s the start of summer and right now the hedgerows are bursting forth with a cloud of aromatic white stars. Yes – it’s elderflower season again! We have an elder which has crept up in our back garden and our local lanes have a few too so I thought that …

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Non-walking Sunday: marble-run making mayhem!

How to make a really big home made marble run from cardboard tubes

What do you do when you’ve invited friends round for a civilised catch-up weekend and it’s a bit too cold to go out for a long walk with a toddler who has yet another cold? Oh and I should mention that there were billions of cardboard tubes in the house…

This …

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Easy patriotic jubilee fairy cakes

It’s Friday and that means a break from walking and a cooking day for all the jubilee fun and frolics happening over the weekend. Looking for something super easy to make last night but still patriotic I came up with St. George’s flag iced fairy cakes. They would work equally well for the Euro 2012 …

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Jubilee Picnic Food Recipe Ideas

With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebration weekend just a week away, preparations for the festivities are hotting up. The bunting is being put up by a group of neighbours in our street as I type and it’s got me thinking about which typically British culinary offerings I will be bringing to the party next week …

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