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Camp Bestival Planning

Mojitos for tomorrow night and in an ideal world all we would need is three things: Tequila, salt and limes, we wouldn't need anything else to get us through the weekend as no food would be required or remembered. However, we have children so that's not going to happen *sighs wistfully*.
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Interview with Peach Trees and Bumble Bees

The lovely Ashley Fryer interviewed me last week for Peach Trees and Bumblebees, Ashley's fantastic recipe and foodie website blog.  It was one of those "should I give a proper grown up answer?" or "should I give a smart alec answer?", so figured…
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Pancake Day

Shrove Tuesday is Pancake Day, it falls the day before Ash Wednesday and can be between the beginning of February and mid March depending on when Easter falls. Pancake Day’s proper name is Shrove Tuesday and this is the night before…

Orange and Fig Pancakes

Encourage children to make up the pancake mix and slice figs with a round bladed knife. If you’re feeling brave and have extra batter (!) then you can try tossing the pancakes to turn them over rather than flipping them with a spatula

Chocolate Banana Pancakes

The only healthy thing about these pancakes is the sliced banana but at least there is no added fat in the mixture. Once in a while we need to have a chocolate overdose so what better time to it them just before Lent begins.

Blueberry Pancakes

Delicious drop scones or mini pancakes served with a blueberry compote

Basic Pancake Mix

Encourage children to make up the pancake mix. If you’re feeling brave and have extra batter (!) then you can try tossing the pancakes to turn them over rather than flipping them with a spatula. This is lovely to make with blood oranges, in season at the moment or with freshly squeezed lemon juice and little sugar or honey.

Pancake Recipes

Shrove Tuesday is Pancake Day, it falls the day before Ash Wednesday and can be between the beginning of February and mid March depending on when Easter falls. This article is all about pancakes with links to my pancake recipes too.