Man Jobs

Boys and BBQs. Why is this a thing? I was asking myself this yesterday as I was sent into the kitchen to get the buns ready and bring out plates and ketchup etc. whilst the boys tended the two little disposable BBQs we’d bought after spontaneously deciding to have our first BBQ of the year. … Continue reading Man Jobs

Things Go Wrong

This will not be a long post, nor a very in-depth post – no themes or anecdotes or musings on words I particularly like that day. This is just about the two good things I ate today. Risotto and cake. I’ll start with the cake. I’d been dying to try this particular recipe for a … Continue reading Things Go Wrong


A few days ago I was talking to a friend about the things we miss at uni right now – a bath in a bacteria-free bathroom, having a car to drive around in, having an actual dining table instead of eating off our laps etc. – and she said ‘pudding’… I did not comprehend this. ‘I … Continue reading Pud

A Post About Bread

Our saviour. Basis of infinite breakfasts, absorber of alcohol, vessel for transporting numerous dips and spreads into our mouths, blank canvas for a world of toppings and fillings suitable at every hour of the day. I wholly follow the religion of bread. The religion of bread has a number of denominations. Some choose the path … Continue reading A Post About Bread

My Housemates Baked ( + A Definitive Guide to Healthy-ish Brownies)

There’s a cooking feudal system within our house. I’m at the top (obviously) – the Henry VIII of the cooking hierarchy. Alex and Lucia form the knight/bishop/nobleman inbetween, and at the bottom – the culinary layman – lies Guy. Meals for him consist of ryvita with mustard, fried mince with ‘shit chucked in’, and Fox’s … Continue reading My Housemates Baked ( + A Definitive Guide to Healthy-ish Brownies)