• Recipes - tried and tested,  Sweets and Goodies

    Salted Caramel with White Chocolate…..was meant to be Salted Caramac

    There was a series of events that happened this week, which lead to this post: 1. I was home alone with full control of the TV remote 2. This meant I could watch The Brits without any tutting from the hubster 3. This made me feel intensely old…..for 2 reasons. Firstly I didn’t know half the artists because they are bright young things, and secondly the Lifetime Achievement Award went to one of my all time fave bands, Blur. They were first in the charts whilst I was at college – thus I am old!! Aside: I also fell in love with Adele – the woman girl is awesome!! 4.…

  • Recipes - tried and tested,  Sweets and Goodies

    Pancake Stack with Lemon Sugar Syrup

    Today is a very important day…..very important!! Last week, on February 14th, I saw a Facebook status from one of my good friends saying “forget Valentines Day, this time next week it’s Pancake Day!!” and here it is!! For readers in America, you’re probably thinking, so what, we have pancakes every day for breakfast. Well here in England, we save our pancakes for a very special day, and today is it – Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, where tradition (and the Christian religion) states you abstain for Lent, which is the 47 days until Easter Sunday. Over the years I have given up many things for Lent: Sweets,…