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Posted: 02/10/2015 at 14:49

Bounty Bar Cake out of the oven and cooling down.

Sausage, Tomato and Egg Plate Pie in the oven baking for supper tonight and OH's lunch tomorrow.

I've had a lovely wander around the garden - it's looking quite dishevelled and beautifully autumnal

Now I'm flopped on the sofa for a few minutes  - when the cake is cooled I'll make a Chocolate Creme Fraiche topping.

Marabel Potato Seeds

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 13:11

Hi Dom7

Your query rang a bell - have a look at this previous thread

Hope that helps

Hedgehog spotted

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 11:32

They do seem to change their routines as the nights get longer - ours are eating much less food in our garden and Hefty has moved on from his summer quarters behind the ash tree ... that's good as we don't have to move him when the tree is felled. Phew! Much better that he's made his own choice - not sure where he is tho.


Posted: 02/10/2015 at 10:58

Yay!  Good luck Panda!

I'm back from shops.  I went in the car in the end 'cos I remembered we needed loo rolls and there's no way I'd get them in the bike basket along with the other shopping.

Now the desiccated coconut is soaking in the coconut milk - it has to soak for a couple of hours so I'll find something else to do for a while.

Tree ID

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 10:56

I've been researching Crataegus recently, and there are many with un-lobed leaves.

Have a look here

You'll need to scroll down a bit.  Crataegus x lavallei looks a definite possibility

Chaenomeles - black spot?

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 10:50

I'd clear them up when they fall and burn them - otherwise I wouldn't worry


Posted: 02/10/2015 at 09:34

SGL - yes, coconut and chocolate - I've not made it before 'cos I don't like desiccated coconut and OH isn't keen on chocolate cake - but I think the Moving Volunteers will like it and I won't be tempted to eat it

It's a River Cottage recipe, I can't find it online, but this blog has an adaptation of it that looks good

Just going to the shops on my bike to pick up the coconut .......

Sweet Pea Know How

Posted: 02/10/2015 at 09:29

Good idea David


Posted: 02/10/2015 at 08:32

Oh, by the way - the plan is to bring a Bounty Cake with me tomorrow - warn the volunteers


Posted: 02/10/2015 at 08:31

I'll pull it out tomorrow for you Wonky - have a good day

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