Pretty Dandy


Bread, buns and biscuits

Baking is both a hobby and a habit of mine. It's something I love to do and which I find meditative. When I'm busy or stressed I find myself dreaming of folding in flour, melting chocolate or kneading dough. It's a great way to while away a few hours in the kitchen, doing something creative, practical and - most importantly - delicious. With that in mind I thought I would take a moment to recommend my current three favourite baking books - for anyone looking to expand their culinary library. 1. Short & Sweet - Dan Lepard Top of the tree at...
Date: 24 Jan 2012 23:24
Author: Becky
Tags: baking gift ideas

Christmas Gift Ideas

With the colder weather finally starting to move in & Christmas only a few days away my thoughts are currently all about finding the perfect gift for my loved ones to show just how much I care. Now I think I have a particularly tricky set of relatives to buy for, so I thought I’d post my best ideas up here to share with other people in the same boat! Plus, if you have any great suggestions feel free to share in the comments p.s. Mum/Dad/Sisters don’t read any further!  Mum My Mum is a very appreciative recipient of gifts, so I know...
Date: 05 Dec 2011 16:00
Author: Becky
Tags: baking gardening gift ideas