I am not a vegan but I know a few. I feel as if it is becoming more common. I did dabble with being a vegetarian when I was younger but found it quite difficult to find something decent to eat. I imagine that things are much easier now. Most restaurants have vegetarian meals which … Continue reading Vegan cake
If I understand Shakespeare correctly I am somewhere within the fifth and age of man. I realise that I am in fair round belly with eyes severe and beard of formal cut, full of wise saws and modern instances. I’ve only got two ages left and so I’d best get on with what I have … Continue reading Unfolding plans 173 – The wedding planner
I’ve put on weight. A (former) colleague told me when we met in a high street grocery store. Thank you for your weight? I was buying ingredients for a cake (pear and almond as it happens but there may be a clue here). I dared not look in his basket. It was nice of him … Continue reading Unfolding plans 118 – I have had my cake and eaten it.
In all parts of the world and in every region there is a bread that comes to epitomise the location and invoke the pride of its people. The French baton, the Italian ciabatta, the Irish soda bread and the German Sonnenblumenbrot all spring to mind. Around our way it is the Stottie, a type of … Continue reading Stottie