Taking my inspiration today from a trip to Kirkness & Gorie, and from watching Raymond Blanc. We begin our meal with a baked cheese and some lovely flatbreads to dunk into it. To wash it down we have a very fine Amontillado sherry.


The breads are just out of the oven, the cheese will be baked later. If I had realised just how very quick and simple the flatbreads would be, I might well have started them later in the day than I did.


There are too many for supper. I shall use the remainder tomorrow with a carrot soup – the cumin, kalonji and salt on top of the breads should make for perfect partners.

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Shops are now open to sell anything on their shelves and we are no longer restricted to purchasing whatever some government official has deemed to be “essential”. We popped out to The Shed yesterday as I needed some parcel tape to package up some things that I need to be posting off. We had to hunt, it wasn’t in the Stationery section, but we eventually found it in the DIY area. It’s not of greatContinue readingIn a pickle

December Reflections 1: Star

December Reflections 1: Star

Taking part in Susannah Conway’s series of December Reflections prompts. Mainly my responses will be in my other blog, Scattered Thoughts, but sometimes they will fit better here. On other days, such as today, we may fit in a post in both blogs. … Continue readingDecember Reflections 1: Star

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October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash

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