Mix It Up & Make It Nice

Amateur baker with a passion for eating!

The Great Treacle Tart Recipe Dispute

So last week I decided to make treacle tart. I’d seen the great Mary Berry do it on the Great British Bake Off Masterclass, and I was (naรฏvely) ready for … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · 18 Comments

‘Tis the season to be merry… fa la la la la :)

Hello! Happy December everyone ๐Ÿ™‚ Not long till Christmas now and, Christmas shopping stress aside, I have a lot to be happy about and lots to celebrate too! And as … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 19 Comments

Sweets for my sweet, sugar for my honey(comb)!

Okay, right, so now we’ve got that out of the way… hello! You can probably guess what I’ve been making this week then: honeycomb! Basically, I’ve been watching Masterchef: The … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · 25 Comments

Au revoir Bordeaux… until next time!

I write this back in my old room in my little village in England. With a belly full of bangers and mash. No more French bread (well, the proper stuff … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 11 Comments

Food bloggers against evil chefs!

Happily reading the Guardian today when I came across this article written by chef Luke Mackay. He had witnessed a number of top chefs bullying an innocent food blogger on … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · 40 Comments

The BEST steak and chips I have ever eaten

I should just clarify that the above statement isn’t all that grand in itself. As a girl who never really liked beef (unless it was minced and in spag bol), … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 7 Comments


So I was just looking through my old photos and came across a project I did for my art GCSE (it was all about metamorphosis, yeah?), which made me laugh. … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 23 Comments

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Hello everyone! I know I’ve been a bit slack recently with my blogging, but I’m back with a vengeance now! And one very lovely award nomination too ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · 15 Comments

In praise of the store cupboard! Plus a Spanish omelette…

Hola! ๐Ÿ™‚ So yes, I am still in France, but things have been a bit slow on the exciting food front. Trying to survive on 10โ‚ฌ a week is turning … Continue reading

October 14, 2012 · 6 Comments

Mastering the Art of French Cooking

Yes, Julia… I feel exactly the same. I really like to eat. Anyway… bonjour tout le monde!! So I’m just at the end of my third week in la belle … Continue reading

September 30, 2012 · 8 Comments

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