Monday, April 28, 2014
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Monday, April 21, 2014
Now even in Spain I can't resist knocking up some yorkshires and it's so simple.
My Popovers sometimes look a little different depending on the eggs and flour, I find they don't rise as much in France but think that's my oven not bieng hot enough. They worked a treat here.
So to make these in a foolproof easy way it's equal measures of eggs, flour and milk so you can't forget . For 12 nice full yorkys I use 3 eggs and so for 8 I use 2.
I've have even used one egg before just because I wanted a Yorkshire with my dinner and this does about 4.
So break your eggs and use the exact same amount of plain flour and milk in a glass. I normally use one glass and make a note of how high the eggs come up.
Give them a whisk add some salt and pepper and bobs your uncle!
Next bit is trickier. Make sure your oven is set to 180c . Place a small amount of lard or oil (lard works best) in to each bun tin and heat for a least 20mins so it's really sizzling hot.
Making sure your dinner is sort of ready as you must not open the oven whilst your Yorkshires are in there pour some batter in each bun of hot liquid. Pop in the oven for 20- 25mins depending on how brown you like them .
So main points are,
Very hot fat!
Do not open oven door!
The best bit is eating them after with jam or golden syrup! Just like pancakes! They are delicious!
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
It's still a it chilly in the evening so jeans go down well with a cardi.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Friday, April 11, 2014
I also like to pair up there clothes so they have the same ie two navy t shirts and two grey. I always used to like seeing them in matching clothes but think Owen is getting a little old for this now. But matching colours makes for nice photos .
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Its got a lovely wood burner in the living room which comes in handy as it can be quite chilly in the evenings out of season.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Monday, April 07, 2014
Struggling with ways to get teenagers off the xbox this is the perfect place to let them let off some steam!
As you can My Teen Owen doesn't even like pictures!
One of the best most amazing parts is the play barn! We lost the boys for hours just plain with swinging on ropes and playing in hay.
Sunday, April 06, 2014
Saturday, April 05, 2014
The studios are situated in Leavesden near Watford just outside London so for us an hour away ! And I have to say it turned out to be the most magical day .
So at the studio tours you will see it all! The props the costumes the sets the make up the animatronics and get lots of insights in how they made the films as amazing as they are.
First off if your planning on going and don't want to see any spoilers then don't read on, but if you'd like a few tips for the day feel free to hang around.
Friday, April 04, 2014
Thursday, April 03, 2014
So I'll let you know a bit about the trials and errors of an amateur cake maker.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Well this is one of the most fruitful Sauvignon Blancs I've had in a long time , it's very crisp with a lime zest ,it was very fresh and would be perfect for sitting outside in the summer great barbecue wine! I was very impressed.
Purchased from virgin wines, It's a new world New Zealand wine and set up back £10.99 a bottle. A little pricey but worth it.
I'm no wine expert but I like my wine to have a distinct flavour and this really did.
I love it when I find a wine I really like. This was a pleasure to drink!