Learn Something New Every Day | Days 1-5

September means that the Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness is approaching. It also means that Shimelle is running her annual class, Learn Something New Every Day.As with the previous few years, I’m recording what I’ve learned throughout September here. The back-to-school haircut Day 1: My favourite podcast is back on BBC Sounds ... Americast Day 2: Measuring the correct amount of … Continue reading Learn Something New Every Day | Days 1-5

The Boy’s Easy Jammie Biscuits

Ingredients: 200g self-raising flour 100g caster sugar 100g softened butter 1 egg, lightly beaten 4 teaspoons of strawberry or raspberry jam Method: Heat oven to 170C FanRub the flour, sugar and butter together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbsAdd enough egg to bring the mixture together to form a doughFlour your hands and shape the dough … Continue reading The Boy’s Easy Jammie Biscuits

Me on Monday

We had more lovely Autumnal weather and did our best to be outside in it. Little Venice I smile every time I come through the front door and see our freshly decorated walls :)A friend and I treated ourselves to Afternoon Tea at the Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge (you might have seen a few images … Continue reading Me on Monday

Cream Cheese and Chicken Orzo With Tomatoes

Ingredients: 250g orzo pasta 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 chicken breasts cut into small chunks 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning 3 cloves of garlic, finely minced 3 tomatoes, diced 1 tub of cream cheese (I used Philadelphia Light) 3/4 cup of reserved pasta water 2 tablespoons of lemon juice 1/2 cup of freshly grated Parmesan … Continue reading Cream Cheese and Chicken Orzo With Tomatoes