Tagged with summer

Zero Waste Ice Lollies

Zero Waste Ice Lollies

Apologies in advance if this post puts an end to this glorious sunshine. It has been HOT! And sunny. And generally more like Summer than I remember a Summer being for a little while. Hurray! We have however, been eating a reasonable number of ice lollies, and I am sure that we have seen a resultant … Continue reading

Rhubarb Crumble Cake

Rhubarb Crumble Cake

When we went to the Pick Your Own the other week, as well as the seasonally obligatory strawberries, we got some rhubarb too. And then my parent’s gave us some as well from their allotment. So we had quite a bit of rhubarb. I made a cake. I adapted the Squashy Rhubarb Cake from Leith’s … Continue reading

Ice-lollies

Ice-lollies

How lovely is the sunshine? Very very very 🙂 And in the sunshine, we all obviously need Ice Lollies! And I suddenly remembered my lucky spot from a charity shop a couple of months ago, that I had waited so patiently for, my ice lolly moulds! We had a couple of mangoes in our fruit … Continue reading

Berry and Mascarpone Summer Pudding

Berry and Mascarpone Summer Pudding

That sounds pretty yum, doesn’t it? And it is! I wrote yesterday about our trip to the Pick Your Own, so inevitably, we had quite a lot of strawberries. Hubby had seen a recipe card in Waitrose, and decided to give this a go. It does use up a LOT of fruit, and we had to supplement … Continue reading

Pick Your Own…

Pick Your Own…

I took the boys out to our local Pick Your Own the other day, and we spent a very pleasurable hour or two picking strawberries, eating strawberries, and getting stung by nettles (that bit was slightly less pleasurable) I had kind of forgotten about the joys of Pick Your Own. We haven’t been for years. … Continue reading