Lovely WordPress followers! I hope you’re all having a lovely start to summer (or winter… depending on where you are in the world).
If you’ve not yet visited my blog’s new home at http://thelittlelibrarycafe.com, you’ve been missing out! Come on over for baklava, salt and pepper calamari, pork and prawn dumplings and Anzac biscuits. I’ve also included photos (and a recipe) from my first supper club last month. I’d love to hear what you think.
(tracing a circle on the ground)
Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes, and groves,
And ye that on the sands with printless foot
Do chase the ebbing Neptune and do fly him
When he comes back; you demi-puppets that
By moonshine do the green sour ringlets make,
Whereof the ewe not bites; and you whose pastime
Is to make midnight mushrooms, that rejoice
To hear the solemn curfew; by whose aid,
Weak masters though ye be, I have bedimmed
The noontide sun, called forth the mutinous winds,
And ‘twixt the green sea and the azure vault
Set roaring war – to th’ dread rattling thunder
Have I given fire, and rift Jove’s stout oak
The Tempest, William Shakespeare, Act V, Sc 1
Posted in Bread, Dinner, Plays, Vegetarian
Tagged Baking, Bread, Broadway Market, England, Food, Late Night, London, Mushrooms, Ricotta, Shakespeare's Globe, Thyme, William Shakespeare
Hi lovely followers,
Thank you for visiting, commenting, liking and sharing your baking over the past 14 months. I have really enjoyed engaging with all of you on this site.
I am still blogging weekly, at thelittlelibrarycafe.com; if you’d like to continue following (and I do so hope you would), please visit me there. The new site should be live within the next 24 hours.
“Why not?” the fat shopkeeper said, reaching behind him again and taking another Whipple-Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delight from the shelf. He laid it on the counter.
Charlie picked it up and tore off the wrapper… and suddenly… from underneath the wrapper… there came a brilliant flash of gold.
Charlie’s heart stood still.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl, The Miracle
Posted in 20th Century Fiction, Children's Books, Sweets
Tagged Baking, Caramel, Charlie, Chocolate, Dessert, Easter, England, Fudge, Grandpa Joe, Long Bakes, Roald Dahl, Tempering, Wonka
Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail, who were good little bunnies, went down the lane to gather blackberries:
But Peter, who was very naughty, ran straight away to Mr. McGregor’s garden, and squeezed under the gate! First he ate some lettuces and some French beans; and then he ate some radishes;
And then, feeling rather sick, he went to look for some parsley.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter
Posted in 20th Century Fiction, Children's Books, Tarts, Vegetarian
Tagged Baking, Beatrix Potter, Easter, England, Family, Holiday, Pastry, Quiche, Radish, Salad, Spring, Tart, Vegetarian