One of the best things I’ve found in keeping this blog is my friendship with Petra Lovelock, whom I met after I requested an interview for a guest recipe post. Petra runs Nordic Kitchen, a Scandinavian cookery school that pops up each month at Lewes Community Kitchen.
I wrote this post last week and didn’t get round to publishing it before I went off camping with my daughter and some friends. Now, having conducted what I would like to call research, I feel the need to add a few more important details. 1. This banana bread stays good for ages, I mean,Continue reading
A little while ago Hattie Garlick of Free Our Kids invited me to take part in a meme she has set up entitled Bringing Kids Books To Life. The aim is to, well, bring a kids book to life by enacting out the contents with your littl’uns. Fortunately for me, being a food blogger, IContinue reading
When I had just rediscovered my Mum’s recipe book from 1977, I wrote about this loaf. I was struck by how similar it is to the seeded spelt bread I found myself cooking regularly for the first year of my little girl’s life. In true Chloe style, however, I rushed to admire the romanticism ofContinue reading
I swear my mother wasn’t a total lush, but I do remember regularly enjoying a nice G&T with her when I got home from secondary school. Those who know me will perhaps beg to differ, but I don’t think it did me any harm at all. Giving a good airing to the day’s events overContinue reading
I’m sure I read somewhere that completing a series of small, achievable tasks provokes feelings of accomplishment that positively motivate you to tackle larger ones. With this kind of self-help in mind, I seemed to spend a disproportionate amount of January baking apple muffins. I decided it would be handy (and thrifty) to develop aContinue reading
My grandma’s cookbook entitled Ration Recipes is a precious, stained and fragile thing, given to me by my aunt Kate when I visited her in Nairn this summer. My grandma was given the journal by a friend in 1941 and she used it her whole life, recording in it the recipes she made for herContinue reading