What do you snack on in the day time? Fruit? Chocolate? Biscuits or cake?
We all need a little pick me up during a long day or sometimes to help make the hours stuck at the office desk go just that little bit faster.
Marc and I vary snacks for work, ranging from cherry tomatoes, "snack bars", homemade cakes to fruit. Or whatever might be lying around, but it can get a little boring and you never truly know what is in something unless you've made it yourself.
Our recent drive to get fit and healthy again got us rethinking our diet, a bit. We've both started running (much needed exercise in a house that's always thinking about food) now is the time to think over a few other things.
Life wouldn't be the same for me if I didn't have good home baked bread. No exaggeration.
I love baking bread and eating it. Covered in too much butter of course.
Every time a loaf comes out of the oven, that crunchy, toasty crust with sweet soft crumb underneath, I'm always in awe and slightly shocked. It's like magic to me, putting water, flour, yeast and salt together, then in a matter of hours you have a heavenly loaf ready to be devoured.
Of course I've made bread for years, it's something we all do at school, remember those curly snail shell buns and plaits? So proud eating them on the bus on the way home.
Then years ago I fell in love with the Sourdough. And the obsession has grown over the years, cu...
Who doesn't love a good food quote?! Or cake for that matter.
Now for the Blog - I've been putting off writing this first blog post for a couple of reasons.
What to say - this is my "Hello World" post! I just want to introduce myself and what Food at Twelve and it's ideas are about and why I created it without waffling and sounding like just another person who likes food and thinks they can write.
I'm not a blogger - I'd like this blog page to be like a cup of tea with a piece of cake, a little escape in the world. It's going to be a place where thoughts are written, recipes are found and tested, ideas for growing are contained, it will be fun and probably random - not ground break...