Lemons, Lemons, Lemons (Or Not!)

Hello Again! Well, the plans to make all things lemon last weekend – lemon drizzle cake and my dad’s lemon chicken – went pear-shaped when my poor dad’s bathroom STILL looked like this on the Sunday afternoon!! So, needless to say, the dinner at my dad’s was off! That means I needed to find something… Continue reading Lemons, Lemons, Lemons (Or Not!)

Herman Rides Again!

Well, Herman’s had his first feed, ¬†and he’s rising well. This is a photo of him after his first feed. Since then, as per instructions, he’s been stirred twice a day, every day, and is growing even more now. Tomorrow’s the day for his second feed and then it’s time to split into baby Hermans!!… Continue reading Herman Rides Again!

Hello Herman!

So, not content with learning to bake and cook individual dishes, I’ve taken on a challenge from my mum to try to make a friendship cake she gave me (no, I didn’t name it, the instructions she gave me said it’s called Herman!). So, Herman is a friendship cake which you cannot buy but which… Continue reading Hello Herman!

Yummy Gooey Brownies!!

Hello again!! So, first item of baking – brownies!! Lovely, gooey, chocolately brownies…. hhhmmmmmm!!!! Anyway, back to business! The recipe is: Gooey Fudgey Brownies These gooey, fudgey brownies get their consistency from not too much flour, and an extra egg than you’d normally use! Ingredients 300g (10oz) Soft Brown Sugar 250g (9oz) Soft Butter 3… Continue reading Yummy Gooey Brownies!!

First Month, First Challenge!

Hello Again! Well, it’s Month One and I’ve picked a craft I can learn from home to get me started while I sort some tutors for later months – cooking & baking! I know some people may not think that this counts as a craft, but when you take into account the decorations, variations etc,… Continue reading First Month, First Challenge!

New Year, New Challenge!

Hello! My name is Donna and this blog will chart my journey during 2012 through the challenge of learning a new craft every month, trying to complete a project each week. It will have pictures and diary entries along the way, along with lessons for how some of the things I’ve produced are made so… Continue reading New Year, New Challenge!