Author Archives: Donna

Chocolate and Cherry Tiffin

I’d sort of forgotten tiffin existed until recently. I had a friend at school that made gorgeous tiffin for us all and I loved it. Then I left school and somehow didn’t come across it for 10 years. I mean I’m sure it was around and probably on offer in cafes I went to. I… Read More »

The Best Ever Lemon Drizzle Cake

I can’t do cake. I’m not sure why but they just don’t seem to work. I’m good at bread and desserts. I like to think that I’m generally a very good cook. But I cannot make a cake. I’m told it’s perhaps because I’m not careful enough with the measurements and I open the oven… Read More »

My Happy List #6

Ah Sunshine. It makes everything better. This weekend we’ve had some truly gorgeous weather which has made me rather desperately yearn for a BBQ, so if anyone wants to lend me their garden, please do get in touch! Not having a garden doesn’t normally bother me as we live very close to a nice park,… Read More »

10 Things I Love About Spring

Consider this a follow on from 10 Things I Hate About Winter. I love Spring. In some ways more than Summer, which can sometimes be a little too hot and hopelessly disappointing when it rains. Spring, is fantastic! Here are 10 of my favourite things about Springtime. #1 It’s Not Winter Just that really. It… Read More »

Wonky Vegetable Soup

About Wonky Veg Some of the larger Asda stores now sell large boxes of wonky vegetables. Basically, these are vegetables that don’t look perfect and would have normally been thrown away. There’s nothing wrong with them, they still taste exactly the same, there’s no actual damage as such. They’re just a bit…wonky. These boxes cost… Read More »