Refining and refreshing

I've never really been one for making new year's resolutions – dramatic lifestyle changes aren't really my thing and if I want to achieve something, I'd rather get started on it right away than wait for January (or, erm, February) to roll around. That said, I have been reflecting on my cooking and sewing in … Continue reading Refining and refreshing

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Not entirely healthy granola

Despite being a real feeder and someone who loves to loves to cook for friends and family, I hate planning events. Even (especially?) my own birthday stresses me out. So when asked to jointly plan my best friend's hen party, I did what I know best and put myself in charge of the food. This … Continue reading Not entirely healthy granola

Reliable sauce

As a Londoner, it goes without saying that brunch is my favourite meal.  Lazy afternoons catching up with friends, eating great food and drinking prosecco-based cockails; it really doesn't get much better than that. I love the classic Eggs Benedict. It's simple and unadventurous, but the combination of flavours and the tangy hollandaise sauce always does the … Continue reading Reliable sauce

Flat out

Welcome to the first food post on Needle and Bread! Seeing as it's part of the blog's name, I thought I should kick things off with a simple bread recipe. Inexplicably and inexcusably, I've never made bread so wanted to find something easy to avoid spending hours on something that had a high risk of being … Continue reading Flat out