On The Pig’s Back

I’m pleased to report that all went well with the catering side of the celebrations last Saturday ( & Sunday, & Monday!).  And having now made their communion Niall and Denny are happily contemplating how best to invest the loot that was bestowed on them by very generous family, neighbours and friends.  The sun shone…

Adventures with Kenwood

Last weekend my focus was on baking.  There were two reasons.  Firstly, a feature in (Ireland’s) Food & Wine Magazine had written up a selection of classic old time recipes that evoked nostalgia for simpler times with Victoria Sponge Cake, Lemon Drizzle Cake and Oatmeal Cookies numbered amongst them.   Secondly my mother decided to pass…