Bursting with life

Isn’t this beautiful? It is the seed pod of Anenome ‘Hadspens Abundance’, about which I wrote to my friend at some length last year, and it is literally bursting with life. It is a good thought on an evening when someone else enters into the shadows of my life.

Bi-colour Bread & Yoghurt Cake

These two baking explorations were not successful. Karen, whose blog I much admire, baked an interesting Marbled Rye Bread recently, but I found the taste too salty for my liking, and the texture rather dry – this was no doubt because I did not add sufficient liquid. I could taste the cocoa and didn’t care…