At home with Rachel · The renovation

Renovation update & Spring cleaning with Shark*

  We have been in the house over six months now and things are slowing down with the renovation for the summer months. While we are saving for a Kitchen in the extension we plan to tackle project garden, but we have decided to hold off on further house plans and book ourselves a nice… Continue reading Renovation update & Spring cleaning with Shark*


Baking – Christmas Gingerbread

Ingredients: ·         350g/12oz plain flour, plus extra for rolling out ·         1 tsp bicarbonate of soda ·         2 tsp ground ginger ·         1 tsp ground cinnamon ·         125g/4½oz butter ·         175g/6oz light soft brown sugar ·         1 free-range egg ·         4 tbsp golden syrup To decorate: ·         writing icing ·         Chocolate/sweets for decoration   Method 1.    Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda, ginger and cinnamon and pour into the bowl… Continue reading Baking – Christmas Gingerbread