Is your man, an Assmann?
Because he’s worth it!
So, yeah, we’re back frome hols and I’m sure I’ll pass along tales of our adventures shortly.
Until then, I have to remark upon a remberance I (re?)made during this afternoon’s descent to Earth.
A friend at school vowed that upon turning 18 years old, he would change his name to Angelo D’Angelo. I’ve checked Facebook this evening but can’t find him.
If you know him, please, do point towards my “friend” button 🙂
It’s been a while I know, but finally it’s time for our next holiday. No really, it has been a while, we last went away in April. Unless, you count our 3 days in Prague, which in my opinion you shouldn’t.
So we are off for a week in Benidorm, a bit of luxury this time, we splashed out on 4 star 🙂
Oh, and we treated ourselves with entry to the executive lounge at East Midlands, how much stuff can we rob in 2 hours??
See you next week 🙂
If, like me, you don’t have much of a sweet tooth, I think you’ll enjoy these savoury beauties 🙂
I doubled up the recipe and made 24 in normal sized bun cases, I thought that was rather a lot, but they soon dissapeared at work yesterday.
They were, I declared, a triumph!
Courgette and cheddar cheese muffins
Makes 6 large or 12 small
Time 40 mins
150g (5oz) self-raising flour
75g (3oz) rolled oats
1 ½ tsp English mustard powder
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp bicarbonate soda
200g (7oz) courgette, grated
150g (5oz) strong cheddar cheese, grated
75 ml (3fl oz) milk
5 tbsp vegetable oil
Heat oven to gas mark 4 -180degC – 350degF
Mix together dry ingredients, add the courgette and cheese but reserve a little for the topping.
Whisk the milk, egg and vegetable oil, add to bowl and mix together.
Spoon into 6 large silicone or paper muffin cases, top with an olive and some courgette and cheese.
Place in the oven and cook for 30 mins, serve.
It is my Dads birthday tomorrow, he wont be reading this but I’ll say it anyway, “Happy Birthday Dad!”
We couldnt make it to his birthday lunch with the rest of the family on Sunday, so I suggested taking him out for lunch on Saturday. We picked them up and headed to the Wetherby Whaler in Wakefield. Here’s Mum and Dad as we chatted while waiting for our food.
Hurrah, my “Giant” Haddock arrived. I can confirm that it was wonderfully cooked, the chips were like Gran used to fry and the mushy peas perfectly mushed 🙂
On the way home we stopped off at New Miller Dam and enjoyed a treat from the ice cream van. The boy in the ice cream van had 2 hearing aids, he was very good though.
A couple handing out religious postcards were quickly rebuffed by me. Unfortunately, Mum opened things up again, “is it religious? I’ll take one, I am a confirmed Christian.” I then had to spend the next 5 minutes explaining how this version of religion is just a little bit kooky.
We then went for a walk in the woods along the waters edge. An Andrex puppy being walked by a couple caused quite a stir, I put my foot down, no dogs allowed in my house!
We made it back to the car with seconds to spare on the parking meter and completed the journey back to Mexborough, dropping off the parents, finally driving back to Sheffield and liberating a couple of Lagers from the fridge.
A succesful day and mission accomplished 🙂
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