Mix It Up & Make It Nice

Amateur baker with a passion for eating!

Eating cheaply… HELP NEEDED!!!

Salut tout le monde! 🙂 I am writing this post from my new flat in Bordeaux. Yes, in France! The land that gourmands dream of. I’ll be living here until … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · 26 Comments

Chocolate brownie time!

So I haven’t been baking for a while, and when I have cooked something… I’ve forgotten to take a photo. Doh. I feel that a food blog needs photos, as … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · 4 Comments

My Mother’s Amazing Roast Dinners

So as you may have gathered, my parents have been away for a couple of weeks. They came back bearing shortbread and other lovely gifts, although I can’t say I … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · 4 Comments

Oh-so-easy chocolate orange truffles!

One of my best friends and I have a tradition. Whenever she comes over to my house, we make truffles. We first did it in secondary school and they were … Continue reading

August 20, 2012 · 4 Comments

Pancake Day should happen twice a year…

Well, I’ve just had my second pancake day of the year – and it was amazing! I had a lemon left over from when I made my chocolate courgette cake, … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

The soup with a Kermit-the-Frog-green hue

Hey! So I have just finished my tea… a lovely green soup based on the recipe I found on Lucysfriendlyfoods. I say based on because I may have upped the … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chocolate Heaven!

So, as you can see, my attempt at baking a chocolate courgette cake was a little more successful than my courgette and feta frittata! The recipe, from Scrumptious and Sumptuous, … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · 6 Comments

Frittata for lunch, anyone?

So I went out this morning & harvested some courgettes from the garden! The first dish I decided to make was Dandelion Dinners’ Courgette and Feta Frittata. I would just … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 · 5 Comments

Courgette Challenge!

My parents have been on holiday for the last week & I’ve been enlisted to tend to the garden. Which includes trying to eat all the ripe veggies. Even the … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Food, food, food, food, food :)

Basically, I love food. I was talking to a friend yesterday who just got back from holiday to Corsica. And my first thought was the food. No, not the gorgeous … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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