Friday, 30th September 2016
Well here we are again at the Cook School, almost a year since our last visit. Still as excited to be there as we were first time round. Vanessa our chef recognised and remembered some of us from last time, which was nice. We did have some new faces with us this time. Continue reading Our 2016 Cook School Class
For those who are going to The Cook School later this month, and who haven’t been before, here’s a little preview to show you what’s in store. There’s still a few places left if you want to sign up (it’s a great night), contact Fiona or Nancy.
I’m looking forward to a great evening – hope you are too!
A warm atmosphere on a cold, wet night
On Saturday evening, 14th November, 2015, seventeen Relief Society sisters attended The Cook School Scotland, for a baking class. The weather that night was horrendous, with rain lashing down and a huge amount of surface water lying on the roads. But we’re brave! This Christmas Baking class was not to be missed.
When we arrived we were welcomed into the cozy, dining room with Continue reading Our Cook School Class
Hostess with the Mostest
Nancy gave a beautiful introduction to our theme, outlining why meal time conversations strengthen the family, and she shared with us some of her own, personal memories of meal times when she was growing up. We talked about why it is important to think about what we put on the table – not only the food – but little items of decor to make the table an inviting place for those who sit at it.
Five of our sisters had been invited to create little tablescapes for the evening – each had a different theme. The tables were ready, with one Continue reading October 2015 Additional Meeting Follow Up
Fast and Slow Cooking
The theme of the April Workshop, led by Frances, was Fast and Slow Cooking.
So how do you cook slow? Well, “simply,” said Frances “when you use a slow cooker”. Frances brought along two meals, partially prepared in slow cookers and left them to complete their cooking time while she explained the merits of using a slow cooker.
Now I’ve got to admit that I’ve never used a slow cooker before, mainly because I haven’t relished Continue reading April Cookery Workshop
QUICK AMISH CINNAMON BREAD (makes 2 loaves)
This recipe for Amish Cinnamon Bread is a sweet, moist, cake-like loaf that’s quick and simple to make…and delicious! Continue reading Quick Amish Cinnamon Bread
Quick and easy for busy people!
I thought I’d share this quick and easy soup from Delia Smith.
It’s delicious, ingredients are minimal – and and it takes such a short time to prepare and cook – perfect for busy people!
The original recipe, from some years back, used Continue reading Leek Onion and Potato Soup