Tag Archives: oats

Book Review: My New Roots by Sarah Britton

I have a fairly large, and getting bigger, collection of books dedicated to natural and vegetarian cooking. Before selecting this book, I did a bit of research into what it would add to my library: Sarah Britton is the lady behind My New Roots, a blog, recipe site, and now book dedicated to what she calls “all-inclusive” […]

Coconut Hobnobs

It has been a hella busy week! I spent most of this week at home, catching up with friends, and taking a little trip to Redcar beach for the wonder that is a Lemon Top! Seriously, these things are really good! But, alas I couldn’t stay up there forever, and had to get back to […]

Last day at work time!

The past couple of years Mr M and I have been living in a kind of life limbo. Soon that limbo will end with the start of a new chapter in our lives, when we move to San Jose, but before that had to come the end of this one. So, yesterday was my last […]

Baking with Herman: take 6 – Carrot, Orange, Cinnamon and Raisin, Apple, Cinnamon and Oat, and Apple, Rosemary and Orange

Ok, we’re full on mixing it up now! Herman bake day again, so I decided to opt for a fairly traditional Carrot cake with Cream Cheese frosting, then experimented a bit using Apple as the base ingredient. ——————————————- Carrot, Cinnamon and Raisin Herman Recipe Ingredients 1 portion Herman 160ml sunflower oil 250g sugar 350g self […]

Apricot Muesli Flapjack

A while ago, when I made hobnobs for hobnob day, I made a seedy, apricot-y variation, inspired by one of my favourite flapjack recipes. As I sat on my peasant wagon (bus) home, I had the urge to make some again……. possibly due to the fact that I was hungry and stuck on a bus. […]

Preparing for hobnob day… Mammoth Hobnob baking, and a new variation.

It’s International Homemade Hobnob Celebration day tomorrow, and plans are afoot for a handout of free hobnobs to the people of bristol. Free handouts require many hobnobs… Butter, syrup and water… added to… Oats, flour, sugar and bicarbonate of soda….. Spoonfuls flattened on a tray…. = many tiers of hobnobs cooling…. However, I also decided […]