CELEBRATIONS: Bake Off Final

NOTE: although this post is all about our Bake Off Final celebration, I will not share the winner anywhere in this post… although it’s at least Friday when you’re reading this and you should most definitely have watched or accidentally found out by now!This season of Bake Off has been such a good one! I loved […]

Celebrations: Burns Night 2014

The Menu -Scottish Oatcakes with Smoked Haddock Pate- –Haggis, Steak Pie, Cheesy Mash and Carrots- –Shortbread and Ice Cream- The Entertainment -(Attempted!) recitals of poetry written by Rabbie Burns- -A Scottish and Burns themed quiz (congrats to Kieran, the champion!- -The Celebrity Name Game- The Dress Code -Kilts, tartan, Scottish items in general! – The […]

Making B’s Random Chicken

You’ll need: 1 large carrot, 2 sticks celery, 1 red/yellow pepper, 1 large leek, 2 rashers bacon (or 100g pancetta cubes),  1 tin chopped tomatoes, 1 dessertspoon tomato paste, 1 tsp mixed herbs, 2 bay leaves,  1 chicken breast p/person (in strips), seasoning 1. Chop your veggies. You want everything quite small, but I left the peppers in […]