When life gives you lemons (make a cake)

So what is with the ‘I’m in isolation so I better bake banana bread’ thing? Never have I seen so many Instagram photos of home-made banana bread in my life. I have so many questions: Why do you have so many bananas? Where did you get such a plentiful bounty to allow some of them to over ripe? Why banana bread? Why not banana pancakes? … Continue reading When life gives you lemons (make a cake)

Mushroom Bourguignon (don’t ask me how to pronounce it)

So, how do you say it? Boar-Gin-yon? Bor-geen-yoan? I sincerely apologise to the whole of France for my bastardisation of their beautiful language, really. However you say it, this is certainly a recipe you want to add to your repertoire… absolutely perfect for Sunday’s when you can’t be arsed to cook a roast, and if there are any leftovers they can be reheated (microwaved at … Continue reading Mushroom Bourguignon (don’t ask me how to pronounce it)