It’s 22:00 and I want jam and bread. No, it’s not the healthiest of choices, and no, there is no bread in the house. So, what do I do? I make scones. English scones are basically American biscuits, and although I usually like my studded with currants, and glazed with a bit of milk so the… Continue reading Devonshire Scones
I went for a little adventure away from Old Park Hall, and went to Lyme Regis on the Jurassic Coast. It’s a little seaside town with tons of little shops, people on holiday, adorable seaside huts, and seaside goodies like ice-cream, fish and chips, and fudge. In April the weather was cold but sunny,… Continue reading Lyme Regis: By the Seaside, by the beautiful sea!
I post a lot of photos of my daily/weekly bread to my personal Facebook page. I get likes, and “oooooh yummy!” and I inevitably get the question, “may I have your recipe?” Well, no. Not really. Not because I’m not willing to share it, but because it isn’t a normal recipe. This is my standard… Continue reading Baker’s Math: Our daily bread recipe
I’ve been worrying myself, for quite some time, about the fact that I never posted about my adventures in Italy. I’ve decided the start telling that story. It might be while I’m seated down in the kitchens of an old English manor house, and not on a sunny terrace in Piemonte, but I don’t think… Continue reading Fattoria l’Aurora: Reminiscing about Italy and the farm
On the train to Axminster I saw: hundreds of sheep, beef cattle, cows, chickens, a few pigs, fat wood pigeons, 3 deer, 4 swans, domestic geese, llamas, 7 pheasants, otherwise numerous and varied birds, and a rabbit in the blackberry brambles by the train tracks, a ruined castle, gorgeous churches, and an old man burning… Continue reading Axminster Devon England: Old Park Hall