Chocolate Cake for the Caring

Before you can make gluten free cake you MUST read the full recipe, as there are some strange things in there that you may need to rush out to the health food or other store for. Don’t rely on your super market! This is my version of Deborah’s choc cake in the Failsafe Cookbook. First…

The Politics of Birthday Parties

Birthdays come around a little too regularly in large families, and even quicker in large extended families! Yes, the politically correct thing is to say how wonderful they are, etc etc, but in truth, if you are a fedup Mum, they can be the final straw that breaks the parental back. There you are, monitoring…

Pear Muffins

┬áThis works either as a breakfast when everyone is sick of eggs or weetbix, or as a tea time treat. It is from the Fedup book with a few tweaks. Note the empty pan, or rather the pan with hot water, that’s to generate a bit of steam, it makes your muffins moister. This is…