Tag Archives: cooking

Aug 6th, 2008

Vegan Indulgence

I received a parcel in the mail this afternoon. Inside it was this: My very lovely friend Leigh Drew (aka ZB ) has had her first cookbook published. Leigh is an awesome cook, she is creative and adventurous and her enthusiasm for great food is contagious. When she talks about her cooking you can’t help […]

Jul 30th, 2008

Chicken and pumpkin risotto

I have cooked risotto once before but if I remember rightly I didn’t have half the things I needed and between that, trying to keep it kid-friendly and trying to short cut the standing around stirring thing it just ended up being a total flop, no-one wanted to eat it. When I was doing the […]

Jul 28th, 2008

Things I want to try cooking.

What we have here is a bunch of stuff that I’ve been wanting to try my hand at for, in most cases, a very long time. Perhaps if I list them here I might even make some of them eventually. Soft pretzels – because OMG YUM! Mozzarella Fresca – I think this would be such […]

Jul 8th, 2008

What we did at Winterfest

After a frantic week of shoe making, cloak hemming and costume tweaking we were more or less ready for our first whole family participation in a Huscarls camp. This was a paid gig for the group and our job was to come along, look authentic, talk to the public and have fun. I think we […]

May 23rd, 2008

Adam and I had been trying to think of things to do with the kids…

…and then I followed a link on Blue milk’s blog to Gever Tulley giving a brief talk on the topic of 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do. Now we’re positively full of ideas! I emailed the link to the video to Adam and he replied thusly: Perhaps we could do all at […]

Feb 14th, 2008

First of my 2008 goals done!

I went to my first lampwork glass bead making lesson today and made 5 beads. Only 3 had cooled down enough to bring home at the end of the session though. Here they are. I’ve signed up for an 8 week course (the one ZB pointed out to me – thankyou!) so this is just […]