The Pullman Loaf (The BEST sandwich bread EVER!)

I first heard about the Pullman Loaf a few years ago when I started making bread, but I never felt brave enough to try making it. For some reason I thought it would be complicated when it really couldn’t be simpler! Continue reading “The Pullman Loaf (The BEST sandwich bread EVER!)”

Catch me if you can!

You may remember my post from the 28 April about my Couch 2 5K and the subsequent Park Run graduation. Well so much has happened in my running journey since then – honestly it’s been quite a whirlwind. So I thought it was time to tell you more….

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Pickled Gherkins Galore!

I’ve never grown gherkins before and I hadn’t planned on trying them this year, but hubby and I were at our local garden centre when hubby spotted this sad looking half dead gherkin plant. Well I couldn’t leave it there could I?
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Easy peasy dinner buns

Hello!  Sorry it’s been a while since my last post – I seem to have been rather busy with work, getting the veg patch sorted, a lovely holiday in Mexico and of course running! Continue reading “Easy peasy dinner buns”

My first ParkRun – Move over Mo Farah!

Almost 10 weeks ago I started on my couch to 5k journey and today I ran my first 5k ParkRun. I can’t believe I actually did it!  It’s not been a simple journey as it took me almost a year and a half to find a guide runner – but I’m so glad I didn’t give up.

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Scrumptious stuffed focaccia

My husband and I were watching an episode of Paul Hollywood’s City Bakes recently. It was based in San Francisco and showed a bakery that made THE MOST mouth watering breads, one of which was a stuffed focaccia.

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