Oh you British weather you, with your fake sunshine and sudden showers.
Winter is most definitely here in England. You know when it arrives because you suddenly need a new umbrella (I swear I just bought one), but the shops are all sold out of them. Parts of campus begin to resemble a large pond. Normal shoes are no longer an option – they must be waterproof and at least cover your ankles. Everyone begins to resemble multi-coloured penguins in their thick coats. The temptation to fill up with warm, thick food becomes difficult to resist.
The leaves get brighter, the days get chillier, and you can practically taste the holidays just around the corner…
For Uni students, tis the month for essays. And working. And wedding planning. And almost but not quite catching up on that reading you’ve been trying to stay on top of all term.
I’m back in the UK but not quite back to cooking yet, so I thought I would put together a post on my favourite breakfast recipes! Almost all of these (except those which are family recipes and will be linked to as they are posted on this site) will be linked back to their original authors so be sure to check out the recipe there! Continue reading
What a week it’s been!
I am so happy to announce that Jack, my boyfriend of nearly two years, asked me to marry him on Wednesday, August 12th at the Portland International Rose Test Garden.
This week Jack and I spent a day exploring Portland – the food carts, the sights, and finally…the doughnuts.
The Summer months are wonderful when they’re in the distance, aren’t they? Warm and sunny, the sky full of puffy cumulus clouds. An iced tea to cool you down so you’re warm but not too warm. You can just feel those winter shivers subsiding for a few months so that you can finally fully relax.