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  • Christmas and a Jollof Rice Recipe

    Jollof Rice

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    Jollof Rice

    This is a little story about how we spent our Christmas and a jollof rice recipe.

    We didn’t really plan for a Christmas dinner this year. Well, we sort of had a conversation about a menu months ago but couldn’t remember because we forgot to write it down.

    A week … Continue Reading...

  • Breakfast Farro with Roasted Apple

    Breakfast Farro with Roasted Apple

    Christmas 2015 Christmas 2015

    Breakfast Farro with Roasted Apple

    We’re down to the wire; soon it’ll be Christmas morning!
    I’ve always loved the hushed air that settles around us in the final days to Christmas. The streets were quiet this morning, people seemed nicer and the twinkly Christmas lights under wintery grey skies made for a charming walk to … Continue Reading...

  • Olive Oil and Sea Salt Brownie Mix Cake

    Olive Oil and Sea Salt Brownie Mix Cake

    Olive Oil and Sea Salt Brownie Mix Cake

    I’m excited that this season of baking has officially begun. I know the holidays wouldn’t feel the same without our festive treats! When we were kids I looked forward to going to my grandmother’s house for Christmas, partly because that was where all the cakes and cookies and sweets were.… Continue Reading...

  • Photos of Our Christmas 2014

    Christmas 2014

    Christmas 2014

    This was our first sunny Christmas day in as long as l can remember, crisp and bright and full of possibility.

    We were tempted to spend the day outside, but instead we pulled back the curtains, let the sun in and spent a relaxing day inside.

    We slept in and … Continue Reading...

  • Christmas Custard Cookies

    Christmas Custard Cookies
    Christmas Custard Cookies Christmas Custard Cookies

    We got a scant eight hours of daylight today, which was just a really grey dark day with a momentary spurt of sunshine.

    There is however a cheerful hopefulness about today being the shortest day of the year; it means we’re slowly inching toward those glorious days of summer… but … Continue Reading...