Chocolate-Chocolate-Chip Muffins

Muffin recipes are a great thing to have up your sleeve for those times you need a quick bake. I personally like these muffins as an occasional weekend breakfast when I have overnight guests. The first time I made these beauties was in late June last year (2017). My cousin’s daughter was feeling under the…

Simple Banana Bread

It is getting colder by the day here. What the fuck? But then we are approaching winter here in Hampshire. Luckily I love Autumn and Winter. Here’s why. * The way how the house feels chilly in the mornings when you first get up.  * The fact that you can now indulge in comfort food…

Coconut and Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

A delightfully greedy treat to have for a weekend breakfast, or elevensies. I was going to make a Coconut and Cherry Banana Bread the other day, and I discovered half a bar of dark chocolate leftover in the pantry that needed to be used up. So in a rare moment of inspiration, I decided to…

Blueberry American Breakfast Pancakes

I don’t usually make or eat pacakes a great deal nowadays. For me they are usually more of a holiday thing, a treat every once in a while. Having said that, pancakes have been a part of my family life for decades. When my brothers and I were growing up in the nineteen eighties and…

Traditional Porridge

I know you will think I am crazy, telling you how to make porridge, but let me explain. It is a good thing to know how to make, and I think that everyone should have a basic recipe for it. This is, again, a reissued post from my previous blog, but I think it’s okay…