- Food & Drink
Last week one of my colleagues bought some brownies into the office. She’d been to an event and they had given her a box as a thank you for coming. They were beautiful. Rich, gooey, barely baked chocolate cake laced with brandy and only just held […]Continue Reading →
Before Christmas I spent a long evening finely shredding lemon and lime peel to make a lot of jars of lemon and lime marmalade flavoured with a splash of gin. I didn’t quite get the recipe right – not enough pectin to deal with the gin […]Continue Reading →
Carrots are the bane of my refrigerator. I buy them most weeks because I like carrots. I like them chopped into sticks to nibble on when I’m feeling ostentatiously healthy. I enjoy them roasted with potatoes and swede and honey. I eat them steamed, boiled and stir-fried. I like carrots.
But […]Continue Reading →
I’ve turned my gimlet glare towards the lonely tins and packets that haunt my kitchen cupboards again. The things I bought and then ignored, sometimes for years. Why have I been ignoring them? And, in the case of the tin of the rhubarb in […]Continue Reading →
Continuing the theme of using up things from my cupboards, I turn my thrifty eye to the massive quantity of oats that has snuck its way into my kitchen. In fact, it’s not just oats that have bypassed the security system, I also have massive bagfuls of barley flakes, rye […]Continue Reading →
This is my 100th post. Who would’ve thought the old girl had so many words in her? Not me. I thought it’d last 3 months before I gave up, but apparently I’m a shameless attention seeker. Thanks for bearing with me.
Because it’s an […]Continue Reading →
Let’s time travel again, back to Christmas when I served up Meaty mince pies to my friends. Tentative interest turned into a battle for the last warm mince pie and there was general joy and rejoicing, apart from the vegetarians. They couldn’t join in. […]Continue Reading →
At the Gin & Crumpets homestead, Pa G&C is known for his breakfasts. It’s the meal he has most control over, as Ma G&C is medically unable to get up before she has eaten. She received strict instructions from her doctor when she was pregnant with me that […]Continue Reading →
My name is Jassy Davis and I'm a freelance food writer, recipe developer and food stylist. I write for magazines, websites and I'm the co-author of The Contented Calf Cookbook.
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