This Tomato and Carrot soup was invented because on one of my days off recently I noticed that the back of my fridge was frozen over. I turned the thermostat down slightly and didn’t give it a lot more thought until the following week when I started noticing that the fridge had begun to freeze everything that was sitting remotely near the back of the fridge. Continue reading
These Oat Crumblies were created one morning when I was making a packed lunch to take into work later in the day and I realised that we were out of biscuits. I always have the ingredients to make basic biscuits in the house, so it wasn’t difficult to grab what I needed to make the Oat Crumblies. Continue reading
Just after Christmas my partner went food shopping and came home with two reduced punnets of fresh cranberries. I have no earthly idea what she thought we would do with fresh cranberries (let alone two packs!), but they had been enough of a bargain to justify their purchase. Ever since, they’ve sat in my freezer taking up valuable space and irritating me every time I’ve had to manoeuvre around them in order to get to something I’ve needed in the freezer, so I snapped the other day and let them defrost overnight and decided to try to make some cranberry cookies with them.
I think I was a teenager the first time I tasted red velvet cake and I remember thinking that it was out of this world because I love sweet cake that’s topped with cream cheese frosting. There’s just something about the contrast between sugary-sweet sponge cake and smooth, creamy and ever so slightly tart cream cheese frosting that really rocks my little world.