To cube or not to cube?

This is for Cathy who when not Rambling in the Garden makes soup and has the cube dilemma. Even if we do not have the time or inclination to make our own stock, most of us have the choice as to whether to reach for the packet of cubes. There are "quality" versions available: organic,… Continue reading To cube or not to cube?

The Revenge of the Gingerbread Men

The aroma in the Advent croft kitchen is delicious and augurs Christmas treats. There are enough spices to fill a potentate's bazaar, jars of dried fruit and dark sugars, bundles of cinnamon sticks and piles of gleaming Satsumas and lemons. The Christmas cake is slumbering in a miasma of brandy in the cupboard with the… Continue reading The Revenge of the Gingerbread Men