Author Archives: Sarah

About Sarah

Runner & cyclist

Renegade mince pies

Finishing off mincemeat, I made this pastry using spelt and buckwheat flours, and lots of other ingredients not on the recipe! Finished off with “brandy crème fraîche”. Delicious!

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Great new bread technique

I made one of my best ever loaves today, and think a lot was down to a great new technique. Instead of letting it rise for 1 hour, then prove for 30 mins, I put the dough in the fridge … Continue reading

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Jam labels

I enjoy doing this and find it turns out best if you’re feeling relaxed and creative. ‘Sticky stuff remover’ is magic at getting old labels off. Then the next magic step is how transformed the jars are with their new … Continue reading

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365 creative days done!

Well I’m giving myself a pat on the back and about to have a glass of sparkling, as I’ve done something creative every day this year! My creative effort for the day is thinking about what I’ve learned, and making … Continue reading

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Jam today

I needed to make a new batch of raspberry jam – luckily these were frozen in the summer as not much is growing at the moment other than sprouts, and I’m not sure that’d be quite as tasty as a … Continue reading

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Beach groynes

I felt like drawing in pencil today and these came to mind on the beach nearby.

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I’ve been enjoying this holly round my candle, which looks quite like it’s been painted.

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Fish pie

This fish pie was made using freshly caught cod off the beach, on the way back from a run, and included cod roe for the first time, which tasted great and then looked good too. I’m really pleased with it, … Continue reading

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Orange almond cake

This may not look like much, but 2 hrs simmering oranges makes the house smell great, and this flourless cake is delicious!

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Seasonal sprouts

Tasty and beautiful?!

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