Tag: shameless bragging

Henry VIII!

Somehow, this play feels as though it deserves a bit more thought and commentary than some of the other Shakespeare posts I’ve done.  So, since the lovely Melissa Siah (also known as Gardiner, the Evil Catholic Bishop of Winchester) took…

Leftovers…

Remember that evil jelly from Pericles?  And how I planned to have it with berries and cream and meringues for dessert when we had people to dinner the next day? Well, I did.  And it was fabulous.  Also, beautiful. I…

Shakespeare: The Aftermath

There are a lot of posts I need to write.  I need to write the gargantuan photographic post about Pericles (NB: There was definitely enough food.).  I need to write about going to the market and finally – finally! –…

Show-off post: Wedding Cake!

I did it!  I made a wedding cake that was actually quite elegant.  Moreover, I managed by sheer good luck to match the bride’s dress, which was very pale pink with black lacy overlay.  You will note that my cupcake…

Good Food Day

Quite a nice food day today.  For one thing, my copy of Hermé’s Macarons arrived this morning, so I got to spend a significant portion of my day at work being an Evil Temptress and making people drool over both…

Last-minute wedding cake!

Two of my lovely scientists are getting married next Tuesday.  The wedding is being organised very much at the last minute, because they are heading overseas to visit family and have the baby christened the week after. And I get…

Other People’s Posts

This post feels a bit like a daisy chain, because on the one hand I am pointing you at a post with a recipe I absolutely loved when I made it last week, and on the other hand I am…

Farmers’ Market Dinner…

Tonight’s menu: Sorrel and silverbeet soup, with leeks, carrots, coriander and wild fennel Home made barley bread rolls, with lavender salt on top and smoked garlic butter Rhubarb crumble cake (made with a goose egg!!) Tomorrow’s breakfast: Home made barley…