Sunday, 27 January 2013
The Christmas chocolate biscuits, mince pies and the last crumbs of the cake have finally been demolished so back to baking. Watch out Mary Berry. I was suffering withdrawal symptoms so am happy to don the pinny and get to work once more . Today had a biscuit making session and produced Cinnamon Biscuits,Peanut Crunchies and Coconut Macaroons. The Cinnamon are very spicy and also very easy to make. You just mix 4oz oats, 2oz oatmeal ,6oz brown sugar,1 egg, 4 fl oz vegetable oil and 1 tsp cinnamon ( the recipe called for 1½tsp cinnamon but we find this a bit overpowering ) together and place heaped tsps well apart on baking trays and cook at !80⁰C or 160⁰ C for fan ovens for about 15 mins They are so full of healthy, wholesome and beneficial things that you can consider them medicinal and eat as many as you like The survivors ( I mean biscuits ) stay crisp for quite a time too
This weekend have also had an enjoyable time playing with a new mobile phone. So many people seem to be mobile only now that I decided to find a cheaper network and also upgrade the phone. Have had a lot of help from various customer services all pleasant and helpful although they must have wondered where I had been for the last decade. Anyway up and running now. It's not an all singing, dancing model but it does have a few party tricks up its sleeve and all in glorious technicolour as well ( see what I mean ? )
Back to routine tomorrow. Thankful I haven't to go to work . I well remember the dreaded Monday Morning feeling and commiserate with others who have to endure it .
Happy week to all !
Posted by Barbara Blundell at 14:18