🎂🍰🍩 World Cake Day 🍩🍰🎂 For World Cake Day, I'm revisiting one of my well viewed cake recipes: Banana and Scottish Strawberry Loaf Cake with Chocolate Ganache Icing https://cookingenmicocina.wordpress.com/2018/09/11/banana-and-scottish-strawberry-loaf-cake-with-chocolate-ganache/ This wee loaf style cake is easy to make, and the chocolate icing can be omitted if you're looking for something a bit lighter. It's a … Continue reading World Cake Day (May 7th)
🥕 International Carrot Day 🥕 For international carrot day, I'm revisiting a well-loved recipe for Garlicky Carrot Soup. This one comes topped with toasted 'canchita salada', which make lend a crunch and make an interesting change to croutons. https://cookingenmicocina.wordpress.com/2018/03/04/garlicky-carrot-soup-with-toasted-canchita/
This graph is an interesting mapping exercise, showing support of the Revoke Article 50 petition by constituency: https://petitionmap.unboxedconsulting.com How has your area voted so far? Have you shown your support to #RevokeArticle50 ? If you would like to add your signature to over 5.3 million people: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/241584 We need to make our voice heard. Make … Continue reading Revoke Article 50 – petition map
A link to my readers who might not have signed yet: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/241584 Petition to revoke Article50 and allow the UK to remain in the EU Please sign and add your name to the 3.3 million people who have already signed. We need to make our voices heard.
What are your favourite recipes for January? Do you crave fresh, healthy food after indulging over Christmas and Hogmanay? Or maybe you go for comforting, slow-cooked options? One of mine is this Topped Vegan Carrot Soup - tasty, easy, healthy, and cheap! https://cookingenmicocina.com/2018/05/10/topped-carrot-soup-vegan/ I also wouldn't say 'no' to pairing it with some hot buttered … Continue reading January Favourite: Topped Vegan Carrot Soup
I recently baked these biscuits, following the recipe on All Recipes: http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/7517/easy-biscuits.aspx Photo credit: All Recipes The perfect easy biscuits to bake with young children on a cold, windy afternoon! Ingredients Serves: 5 100g unsalted butter, softened 50g caster sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 175g plain flour, plus extra for dusting Method 1. Preheat … Continue reading Easy Bake Biscuits
I was delighted to attend the Scottish Book Trust event yesterday evening to celebrate the launch of the most recent publication from Book Week Scotland... REBEL! The book contains 39 pieces of writing - poems, stories, memories, rants - all along the theme of 'rebel'. I'm honoured to say that if you look on page … Continue reading REBEL – Scottish Book Trust