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Why Read Indulgent Books?

Last year I bought a book that I had no obvious need for. That book is A Guide to Modern Cookery by Auguste Escoffier. It’s not that the lack of need stems from my not cooking, though in recent months, I’ve cooked much less due to work commitments. 297 more words


Inspired by Deliciously Ella

I eat junk. Chocolate, crisps, biscuits, sweets. I wish I didn’t and I think I do just because it’s easy. You have a slump at work every afternoon. 442 more words


A simple day

Making some matar paneer. A new recipe, which I like. In recent months, there had been some stagnation in my cooking because of the waiting. 251 more words


Harley MS 1735

This morning’s exploration is a “Commonplace Book” from 1430-1485; composite volume put together by John Crophill, medical practioner and bailiff of Wix priory in Essex. 160 more words

Anyone for tea & scones?

Following on from my first baking post where I baked a Blackberry Buttermilk Sponge, here’s my next attempt at a recipe from the Great British Bake Off Everyday… 226 more words


Turkish Style Spinach

Popeye had a point…. Spinach IS an excellent source of nutrition, but to be honest, I’d never really fancied it, usually served ‘boiled and boring’. However, this basic Turkish recipe makes for a really tasty winter warmer meal. 597 more words


Technopoly, Sourdough, and Worship

An oldie but goodie that came to mind while baking this afternoon. 

Neil Postman didn’t set out to write theology when he published Technopoly back in 1992, but I’ve seldom read theology that more accurately describes man and his flight from God. 1,287 more words