Category Archives: Food

Weekend Wonderings

The Christmas after I left home my youngest sister had prepared a book containing all of my family’s favourite recipes. I still regularly dip in to it in order to comfort myself with a taste of home cooking. Whether it’s creating a batch of sweets that my mum would make every Christmas, reminiscing of the [...]

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Weekend Wonderings: Baking For Dummies

Happy Saturday, readers…today we’ve got Frankie coming to the rescue with a recipe for “Chocolate cake for people who don’t know how to bake”.  I KNOW there are some of you out there…I remember the furor following me not being able to find my balloon whisk.  I firmly believe that cakes should never be bought [...]

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Weekend Wonderings: Carrot Cake

Weekend wonderings seems to be naturally becoming quite food and drink related…does that say something about where our heads are at the weekend?!  Anyway, this recipe is brilliant. I can categorically state that, having been on the receiving end of the finished article several times in my short time in KL, as it is a [...]

Categories: Food, Frippery, Weekend Wonderings
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Welcome to World Gin Day!

Hello, Sarah M here gracing these peachy pages with a guest post on my specialist subject, gin! Ah, gin. A fabulous juniper based spirit with somewhat a checkered history.  Here comes the history bit:  During the first half of the 18th Century, Great Britain, and particularly London, was in the grip of what became known [...]

Categories: Food, Life, Weekend Wonderings
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Weekend Wonderings

“People who have tried it, tell me that a clear conscience makes you very happy and contented; but a full stomach does the business quite as well, and is cheaper, and more easily obtained. “ Three Men In A Boat, Jerome K. Jerome Readers, I warn you now.  Blueberry Boy Bait is glorious.  Easy to [...]

Categories: Food, Weekend Wonderings, Written By Anna
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Weekend Wonderings

Welcome to the weekend, readers! Now, I promised earlier this week that I would share my second favourite baked goods recipe.  Gold medal is the brownies of wonder.  But this, this is a deserving second place.  We’ve all had a good lemon drizzle cake.  It’s not that difficult to knock up a decent one.  BBC Good Food do [...]

Categories: Food, Weekend Wonderings, Written By Anna
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Weekend Wonderings

This week, I was told I can come off my medication, and that was the best news I’d had all year.  No more rat poison!  And news like that deserves the world’s best brownies. These are the brownies I turn to in times of crisis, triumph, love and loss.  They are a comfort and a [...]

Categories: Food, Weekend Wonderings, Written By Anna
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How to… Make your own wedding cake

In the Any Other Reader Survey that you all so kindly filled in waaaay back in November, some of you mentioned that you’d like more posts by menfolk. Well lovely readers, your wish is our command. There’s not much more I can say about this post, except that, it’s Tom (yes, THAT Tom, of Tom and Esme [...]

Categories: Food, Wedding Planning, Your Favourite Posts
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The Tiger and the Crab

Any Other Wedding is Cancerian. She has a tough outer shell (She Is Woman, Hear Her Roar!) characterised by a soft, vulnerable centre. She is intuitive and imaginative, shrewd and cautious, emotional and loving. She is also changeable and moody, overemotional and touchy, and clingy and unable to let go (er…alright. Get your point. Moving [...]

Categories: Behind the Scenes at AOW, Food, Written By Anna
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‘Tomato’ soup.

Phil’s been working a lot of nights recently, which usually means I’m a lot of lonely. Of course, I’ve had my bathroom revamp to keep me busy-it’s stil in full(ish) swing, having been slightly delayed by the ‘misplacement’ of the electric sander. (Man Translation: I’ve lost it but I’m buggered if I’m going to admit [...]

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