Rye and Ginger Spice Buns

Rye and Ginger Spice Buns

I think that as I grow older, I am beginning to understand the value of planning ahead. I always shunned the idea of it when I was young. I dreaded the day I would become like my Mother, frantically searching through her purse for the list that seemed to dominate her life like a sacred [...]

Mincemeat

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My fingertips smell of cloves and orange peel.  I’ve been making mincemeat.  Dried fruit, brandy, apples and spice. I mixed everything together in a ceramic bowl and then packed the mixture away into little glass jars that will be opened successively throughout the month, for mince pies and other such things. I set the jars on [...]

Quinoa Porridge with Apples and Spice

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I’ve been wanting to show you the rest of photos from visiting Lucinda in East Sussex. I was thinking to myself, now how will I ever show them AND  fit in a recipe like I had promised? I’ve been telling you for weeks that I had a recipe to share with you, after all, and I do [...]