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Cthulu Light String Pull

Our bathroom is full of cephalopod images. We have an octopus shower curtain, a cuddly octopus and ceramic family on the windowsill, and also an octopus coat hook on the back of the door. To continue this theme, I intend to decorate the mirror with a selection of sea shells and random tentacles, but also…

BLT & Salmon Salad

BLT and Salmon Salad

There are several versions of the BLT & Salmon Salad out there, but this is my version. Unlike most of the others, I include some mozzarella, for little pockets of creaminess. This salad is great as a summer meal on its own, but you could serve it as a side salad. It has all the…

Homemade Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Praline Ice Cream

Homemade Cinnamon & Brown Sugar Praline Ice Cream

Early spring brings crops of rhubarb to the garden. Rhubarb is a versatile fruit, but my favourite way of eating it is in a crumble, mixed with a few early season strawberries. I usually serve crumble with ice cream as it cools down the surface-of-the-sun hot fruit. Wanting to try out the new ice cream…

Oat and Banana Breakfast Muffins

Oat and Banana Breakfast Muffins

One of the joys of being an adult is you can have cake for breakfast, just so long as you call it a muffin. With these breakfast muffins, I have tried to cram in some good stuff so that you can feel reasonably virtuous while eating one… or two. Packed with energy-giving oats, and flaxseed that…

FairyLight Tea House

New Feature! Craft Section

So, since the new kitchen is still not in yet (end of May;) ), so I am keeping my creative juices flowing with other crafts. It occurred to me that other people that enjoy the creative side of cooking and baking, may also dabble in other creative endeavours such as crafts. I thought it would…

Chez Mutherfudger

Im’ Back… Again… Well, Almost

So… yeah. Remember when in September I made a bold statement saying I am back? Due to unforeseen circumstances like illness (the builders), and supply problems (insulation factory burning down) etc., things took a while longer than planned. However, stage 1 is now complete. We have the shell built, wired, plumbed and plastered. We have a…