23andme: Blueprint of Me

There is so much that I don’t understand, a few things that I do, but most things, I don’t. DNA is one of those. DNA, the blueprint of you and me. I have no clue at all on how, why, what, who or even when but DNA is something that can now be read and interpreted by clever machines…

Slice of Cake Meets Slice of Life.

I have to apologize for the sporadic posts of late. I am back in full swing of the farmer’s market season and it’s kicking my arse. For those who haven’t gathered I run a domestic based bakery business called the Great British Bakery, using the local farmer’s markets as a venue to operate my little…

Sweet Roses

So sticking with the flowers you can eat theme, let’s move over to the sweet side of life. I use Rose as a flavour quite often in my baking – I just love it and it reminds me of British summertime, and I also use crystalized Rose or Viola petals – they look cool and…

Biscuits

Biscuits. Where as tea is the very backbone of Britain, biscuits are the support, the right hand man, the showcase within the art exhibition of drinking tea. And of course tea break just wouldn’t be same with out them. Now, just to clarify, biscuits as I am referring to are the British biscuits not the US biscuits. What the…

A Nice Cup of Tea

Tea is definitely the firmly established British drink of choice. Yeah, we like our cuppa tea. Now, I just want to clear up the image of Brits drinking tea. It is not so much a china teacup and saucer affair with your little finger poking up sitting at a well dress afternoon tea table, in the…