Tag Archives: baking

The first stage of recovery is to admit to the problem. Hi, my name is Mel and I’m addicted to ….

I am not known for my patience. The only thing I am remotely patience about is baking. That’s it. That is all you are getting. Pish. Don’t look at me like that. I bake you things. Hmph. On Thursday, as … Continue reading

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Valentines day! Almost a week late. I know, I’m a slacker BUT IT’S OKAY! I HAVE COOKIES! ..which I ate. Sorry.

This year’s valentines day was 1 part sadness, 2 parts happiness and 30 parts cookies. It was my friends birthday. She would of been 23. Born on the day of love, chocolate, greeting cards, flowers and of chocolate cake. Would … Continue reading

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Caramel swirl.

Heyhey, Mel here.  (As per usual.) I’ve been in a baking funk lately or should I say depression is kicking my arse and I’m woefully unmotivated. I haven’t even been stickering my books which is just plain horrifying because being … Continue reading

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Distractions, distractions and more distractions. Mostly “Oooo! I knew I had that somewhere” and cooking.

It occured to me this morning when I woke up that my room was a tad, well Messy. How messy you ask? Well, I can still see the floor so that’s a plus. That has to mean something. It can’t … Continue reading

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Twist twist do the twist!

A few days ago we got a new oven and dishwasher. The dishwasher was met with great enthusiasm as we haven’t had one for a few years and therefore had to handwash all of the dishes. The oven? Mum was … Continue reading

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Ginger Crunch!

I really like the ginger crunch recipe* that I have. It’s one that I’m not tempted to edit when I’m baking and believe me, that’s a rare thing. Ingredients- 125g (4oz) butter 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup plain flour 1/2 … Continue reading

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