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April 13th, 2015

Baked Beans on toast Category: Dinner diary

Recipe from The Five O’Clock Apron. I don’t normally like baked beans but these were very nice.

April 12th, 2015

Chicken fajitas with homemade guacamole and salsa Category: Dinner diary

Jamie Oliver chicken fajita with homemade guacamole and salsa

 

April 8th, 2015

Harissa chicken couscous with roasted veg Category: Dinner diary

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April 7th, 2015

Sarah Ravens Watercress soup Category: Dinner diary

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December 18th, 2010

30th Birthday Cake – Guitar Category: General

It was my brothers 30th Birthday earlier this week & despite him denying the whole thing it really did happen… so to celebrate I had to make a cake.  At first I had exciting ideas revolving around mountain bikes, his new hobby but it was soon decided that it would be based around his love of all things guitar related.  Elodie *loves* Gung Gungs guitar (Gung Gung is her attempt at saying Uncle & seems to have stuck for now) and once I told her we would be making a cake for his birthday all she kept saying was “gung gung cake” followed by the noise a guitar makes… thats a lesson I should have learnt from, not to tell her anything that is a secret that she can talk about :)

We also went out for a meal to Simon Rimmers restaurant Earle in Altrincham… it was really nice if a bit far to trek from the Wirral but we all enjoyed some delicious food & a nice time was had by all.

Anyway, here are is the cake (I was up until midnight last Saturday making the icing guitar)

February 18th, 2010

Elodie’s First Birthday Category: General

Elodie turned one this week. I can’t believe she is a year old already, where has the time gone?

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We had a small family party on her Birthday to celebrate and of course, she had a Birthday cake too. It was themed on her wallpaper – delicate girly butterflies & flowers (sparkly of course, but that doesnt show very well in the pics).  It was another traditional madeira sponge with jam & buttercream with white regalice.

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