Monthly Archives: August 2012

Vegan Carrot Cake

Before I start, I’m sorry about the picture of this cake. I forgot to take a picture once it was baked and then forgot to tell Mr Foodie that I planned to photograph the last large slice. By the time … Continue reading

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Spring Onion Flatbreads

Memory is a funny thing. There are memories I have from my early childhood that I’m sure aren’t mine. Really. I had this story in my head of eating these early in the morning, at a hawker stall with a … Continue reading

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Mary Berry’s Iced Fairy Cakes

Our local NCT branch holds an annual fundraising event called a Cheeky Monkeys tea party in the summer holidays. It is a combination of a party with games and picnic food and a fair with stalls. The refreshment stall is … Continue reading

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Fray Bentos Pies

This story is about a friend, a real friend of mine. I’m man enough to ‘fess up to my food disasters, but this one.. well this one I will be telling my grandchildren. The culprit here is my old flatmate, … Continue reading

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The Caked Crusader’s Rhubarb Crumb Cake

Some time ago I read Jenny Colgan’s Meet Me At the Cupcake Cafe which I thoroughly enjoyed. An entertaining read with recipes throughout the book so combining baking and reading – two of my favourite activities . At the back … Continue reading

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Oven Fried Chicken

As a man approaching middle age, I find that I am increasingly subject to a strange cognitive dissonance, namely fried stuff vs fight flab, and I oscillate between my concern for my gut and my stomach. So, discovering oven fried … Continue reading

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The Pink Whisk’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

On Saturday we went to one of the local garage showrooms to look at and test drive a couple of cars. On the way back, we had to go to the supermarket as, rather unusually, we had run out of … Continue reading

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