Mother’s Day Flowers – Re Post

Do you do anything with your Mother’s Day flowers? Assuming you get some. I always try and stage a mini photoshoot, then I always have them to remember and look at, long past the day the flowers have died My Daughter bought me these lovely flowers for Mother’s Day, I couldn’t resist taking a few…

Ice-cream Bread

Yes I said Ice-Cream Bread, this was something we just had to try, simple to make and quite delicious our first time round. I wish to try with lactose free ice-cream and gluten-free flour, not sure if it will work or not. Ingredients 2 cups (approx 300g ) softened ice cream 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour…

Dyeing Cheese Cloth using natural dyes -Repost

Stuck at home looking for ideas? How’s this one…using stuff lying around the house, dye cheesecloth and other materials. A few industrious ladies in my Still Life Facebook group have been dyeing cheesecloth with some very pretty commercial dyes; blues and lavenders, and aqua. I felt like I wanted to try, but have always been…

Red Velvet Oreo Cheesecake Balls

These are NO Bake, and very rich, but just a little morish, you can use milk, dark or white chocolate as you prefer, we used milk chocolate. OK so technically nothing Easter-is about these, apart from the chocolate, but I have been dying to try them. Ingredients: 275grams Red Velvet Oreo biscuits (you could use…

Carrot Cake Recipe

It’s nearly Easter, easter frequently means the Easter Bunny, which is a rabbit, rabbit loves carrots, so I guess by extension carrot cake. OK, It’s a stretch, but I do love a nice carrot cake! Ingredients: Olive oil (to grease the pan) 1/2 cup brown sugar 3/4 olive oil 1/2 cup (125ml) golden syrup 3 eggs…

Carrot Patch Chocolate Mousse

I thought I would create some Easter themed treats for you this week, I guess the last thing we all need is more food, but some sweet treats & comfort food for Easter seems to be called for. Maybe the weather will be kind and we can get out for a walk Carrot Patch Chocolate…

Banana Breakfast Smoothie – Repost

While we are all in self-ioslation I thought I might share a few of my favourite posts from the past…this was from the Table and Plate online class (still available) Banana Smoothie This is a great go-to breakfast, especially in Summer, quick easy, cool and frothy. Simply toss in the blender and then drink. I…