Category Archives: Baking

Halloween gingerbread

Osian and I made some Halloween gingerbread: skeletons and spiders’ webs. Osian decorated them really carefully!

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Matilda Monkey

Osian bought Matilda Monkey home from nursery last week. The children have to teach her to cook by cooking a dish with her and writing the recipe in her book. Osian was adamant that we would make sausage rolls. Grudgingly … Continue reading

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Strawberry picking

We went strawberry picking at Millets Farm last week with some of our friends. Osian carried the punnet (and quickly managed to pull the handle off): It took a while to get the hang of strawberry picking . . . … Continue reading

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Birthday cake

It was Osian’s birthday yesterday, and I’ve made him a dinosaur cake. It is green, though doesn’t look very green in this photo!

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Easter Sunday

The Easter Bunny (Buddy) hid some Easter eggs in the garden for Osian on Easter Sunday. He spent a lot of time looking for them. (And thought the Easter Bunny should come the next day too . . . ‘Eater … Continue reading

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Banana muffins

Osian and I baked some banana muffins. Osian really enjoyed the stirring. Quite a lot of the mixture ended up out of the bowl, and I have to admit the end result weren’t the best muffins I’ve ever made. Even … Continue reading

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Our allotment: July

We’ve almost filled the allotment up now. It just all needs to grow! We’ve had lots of strawberries and raspberries, and have made raspberry jam.

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