Archive for April, 2014

World penguin day

April 25th, 2014 | Family, Other | 1 Comment

There’s a ‘day’ for everything now isn’t there? But today is special because it’s World Penguin Day and we happen to have the world’s biggest Penguin fan in the house- our Henry. Naturally, Henry asked for a penguin for his birthday a few years ago and so my parents adopted him an Adelie penguin which he […]

Betty’s 3rd birthday

April 14th, 2014 | Family | 4 Comments

                                                                                                                                  Can you believe Betty is 3 already! She is a delight. On Betty’s birthday we all went to the bluebell woods for a long walk. I took my big camera to take some photos of the Bluebells but they aren’t quite out yet. So I took some photos of an ordinary, every day dog walk instead. There was […]

1959 flan

April 4th, 2014 | Food | 1 Comment

 Flan (n.) A baked dish consisting of an open-topped pastry case with a savoury or sweet filling Such an old fashioned word for a pudding. Flan. I rather like it. This is a marshmallow and chocolate flan from my 1959 cook book ‘Exciting Cooking’ and is one of those puddings your Granny used to whip up […]