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Tiddler’s plum cake and a lemony leek soup

Winter days give me more time in the kitchen and reason to create calorific treats to heat us when we are working outside in the cold. So here is a sweet treat and a different kind of soup to try.

easy bake for a winter’s day

Tiddler’s plum cake

This is an all-in-one lazy […]

Burns Night reds and blues

burns cottage ayrshire

The Aga and myself have spent most of our lives in a land called Ayrshire or Land o’ Burns. This, title, I am told, is not so much because of all the scorch marks made on neglected washing left on Agas, nor roast potatoes left for 3 days too long to wails from Mum when […]

Babylon’s burning or oh to live in a normal household

Mums still on her “eat the freezer” post-Christmas clear-out. She seems to think that she needs to declutter everywhere and the food stores are to be “turned over” She is pretty good at finding bargains and freezing them so the big cold store is always full of weird stuff. By that I mean Not Duck […]

Over-ripe fruit and flaccid veg

pan of fruit cooking

My Mum says she hates waste. Of course I am the chief offender as far as she is concerned. I try and tell her I am just maintaining my trim figure. And the stinky house dogs love having my scraps as gravy anyhow so where is the waste?

She was on one of her bandwagon […]

New Year bargains, the chestnut tart

cat on aga and baking

chestnut tart,now just add chocolate

Mum likes picking up bargains. I think its so she can spend lots more of her cash on my tasty teas. I am a pretty picky eater these days. After the festive season she says luxury foods like canned chestnuts and fresh nuts can be bought for a snip. […]

Christmas crumpet and tasty tarts

gluten free crumpets

Some persons say cats and stove tops don’t mix. Such Bodies of little discernment miss out on learning our Kitty recipes. Being an Aga stove-loving cat, i am in the perfect position most days to learn masses of delicious recipes. I thought I would share some of them with you.

My Mum loves crumpets, […]