I’m off to the French Alps for my annual snow fix which as many of you will know means a whole heap of snow and a healthy dollop of cooking – nothing better than a fresh cake or great food … Continue reading
As a gardener the word beginning makes me think of seeds, the beginning of a new growing season, the start of a new crop or of flowers to come. But there lies the conundrum – the chicken and egg nature … Continue reading
A.k.a what to do with a red cabbage and other winter veg that doesn’t involve steaming, roasting or staring at them the fridge! Living in a temperate climate means there are limits to what I can grow at home. Of … Continue reading
Red-handed if fine rat My first idea was to write a poem called ‘So to spurless doubters’ (anag) and then I remembered I’m crap at poetry. Next I was going to write you a ‘Fiercest Spoil’ (anag) but I realise … Continue reading
I have just come across this post from a blog I follow – please share this where you can so Rosemary and her family can help find their beautiful daughter Jade. X
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On November 24, 2013 Jade took the train from Stuttgart, Germany to Strasbourg, France. Normally, she would have taken the school bus from the train station to her boarding school in Walbourg, France but she didn’t get on the bus.
Her dream was to become a fashion model and we believe that that was her plan when she left home.
Jade has lead a very sheltered life and our concern is that some person(s) might be taking advantage of her naivete and possibly holding her against her will.
An investigation and search is being conducted worldwide and particularly concentrated in France, Germany and England.
It has finally occurred to me that this blog has almost 4,000 followers worldwide, and while I wanted to keep “CookinginSens” as my refuge from the harrowing…
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On the shortest gardening day of the year I’d like to share some light with you, some Christmas lights. When all I will do on this cold, wet windy and thoroughly filthy day here on the south coast is to … Continue reading
Stand in the newsagents and look at the rows of sheeny-shiny magazines. Imploring you to do this, do that and don’t miss out on the other. Exclamation marks included!!! Inside the glossy you are welcomed to a world of picture perfect. Primped, … Continue reading
One of the reasons I grow so many pumpkins is their versatility. Easy to roast, soup, curry, stew and transform into sweet treats. The other and probably the real reason is that I simply love growing them – I’m fascinated by shapes, colours and textures. … Continue reading