Category Archives: Cooking

What I Ate: Cooking and Budget Reset Week Four

Week Four or cold week as I’ve decided to name it. I needed to go into Ealing Broadway to pick up a library book and I didn’t want to go to West Ealing as well, so I went to the … Continue reading

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What I Ate: Food, Cooking and Budgets Weeks Two and Three

So I’ve not been great at updating this, so I’m going to post this today and on Thursday, resume posting on Thursdays! It’s a busy time for my brain right now so things are happening but the documentation is lacking! … Continue reading

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What I Ate: Food, Cooking and Budgets Week One

Ok, week one of eight. Co-incidentally, last Thursday when I posted about having a food reset, for budget and planning and cooking, was also when I did the food shop. Ma and I went to Shefford for J’s birthday and … Continue reading

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Food Budget Reset

It’s September and with the sole of exception of Saturday because it’s family dinner so it won’t be OTT, I’m not drinking alcohol this month. There are two months of the year where we’re encouraged to give up drinking for … Continue reading

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Classic White Loaf

This weekend, I made bread. I used to make bread fairly often but haven’t done it much recently. However I had just made some jam and if you have jam then you need bread to properly taste test it. The … Continue reading

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Cooking from the Plot: Gooseberry Compote

We are nearly at the end of gooseberry season at chez Dempsey and it’s been amazing. We’ve had about 5kgs all in and even for a gooseberry loving pair it’s been a lot. I’m not sure what the variety is … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner: The Low Energy Options

I talk about food quite a bit, from what I eat, to what I grow, to what I cook. I’m interested in those things in other people too. I’m really fascinated by what people buy and how they plan cooking … Continue reading

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