Author Archives: tasha in the kitchen

About tasha in the kitchen

I'm a 20 year old Psychology student, in Scotland. I love food. In fact I'd go as far to say that I'm obsessed with it. Making food is incredibly therapeutic and satisfying. I can often be caught reading cookbooks before bed, or spending hours trawling food blogs. I want to share this passion and so here is my blog. Enjoy.

The Humble Flapjack

So it’s 9.30am I wander into the kitchen for some breakfast. Check the bread bin…empty. Look for cereal…none. Try the fridge…some ravioli and spring onions but no eggs nor anything remotely breakfasty. Damn. I’m hungry. Some porridge oats catch my … Continue reading

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New Year, New Ideas: Spelt Bread Recipe

Hope everyone has had a great start to the New Year! I’ve spent the past week contemplating my options on what I could do this year. I’m becoming increasingly frustrated with university and would really like to leave, but I … Continue reading

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2012 in review

So I’ve been quiet for the second half of 2012 and Uni is mainly to blame. Still I’m pleased with how I did. My New Years Resolution is to squeeze in a few more posts for 2013! Happy New Year! … Continue reading

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Harry Potter Cake!

Well hello strangers, I’ve been off the blogging scene lately and for that all I can do is apologize. But here is my next post. Unfortunately, it is brief because I didn’t take step by step pictures and it isn’t … Continue reading

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Blueberry and Pecan Muffins

I love making blueberry muffins. Mainly because they taste wonderful and are a great breakfast to go. But also as I can kid myself that they’re healthy because of the fruit….despite all the sugar and oil x). A good muffin … Continue reading

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Bacon, Leek and Potato Soup

Well apologies for my absence in the blogosphere. Things have been a bit hectic here. My partner and I are in the process of signing the papers on a new flat and it’s been a nightmare trying to get guarantors … Continue reading

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Easter: Chocolate Raisin Cornflake Cakes

Easter is almost here so I thought I would show you my Easter cornflake cakes. I’m sure many people will have fond memories of making Chocolate Easter nests and I wanted to show you a little twist which I think … Continue reading

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Versatile Blogger and Inspiring Blogger award

          Wow! I feel so honoured to be nominated for not just one award but two by the same person. I must say a huge thank you to the wonderful Tasha (great name by the way … Continue reading

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No Knead Bread

I feel like this recipe is a bit of a rite of passage as a food blogger. It’s one of those recipes that keeps popping up via StumbleUpon. Everyone seems to have their own opinions on it and so I … Continue reading

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Pancake Day!

So tomorrow is Shrove Tuesday or as it’s more commonly referred to- Pancake Day. The origin of Shrove Tuesday is that it’s the day all the perishable, rich foodstuffs such as eggs, milk, fat and sugar are used up before … Continue reading

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