The Easter weekend is nearly over and I can’t believe how fast it’s gone. My Simnel Loaf went down really well, I’ll be making it again next Easter. At least I’m now on a 2 week holiday before going back to work (one of the few advantages of working in a school). As I gave up biscuits for lent I can see a surge of biscuit baking ahead!
Saturday night we camped out with Hubby’s cousins. It was the first camping trip of the year. I admit I was a bit apprehensive at first, when we settled in for the night frost was beginning to form on the tent. However once we snuggled into our sleeping bags we were soon warm. At 6am I had to get up to shake an inch of snow off the tent, just a shame it had all melted by 8am.
A few weeks back I stumbled upon Katie at Other People’s Foods post on Jamie Olivers Ragu of Tiny Meatballs. I’ve made various meatballs before, but they have always been really disappointing. However these look so delicious I decided to give meatballs another go.
Both of us really enjoyed them and to make it even better we have another portion for tomorrow night. The only slight alteration I would make to it in the future is to only put zest of 1/2 a lemon in.
Congratulations to Niri who won the Hotel Chocolat Easter egg.