Pancake Day in Sligo 2017

Today was a good day. It was Shrove Tuesday/pancake day so that helped. I haven’t had anything sweet for a while so today I kind of lost the run of myself.

Glorious Goodies in Galway

Yesterday I went to Galway for a few hours to meet up with Lucy. I haven’t seen her in a few weeks so it was great to catch up. First though was the bus trip from hell.

Pancake Day – Sligo Style

Today was pancake day (or Shrove Tuesday). ย One of my favourite days of the year, in fact I don’t know why I don’t have pancakes more often!

Guinness Chocolate Cake

As it’s St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow I thought I should make something fitting for the occasion. It’s a Guinness Chocolate Cake based on Nigella’s recipe but a budget version ๐Ÿ˜‰ I really like it so if you give it a try let me know what you think: 250 ml Guinness 250 grams margarine 90 grams […]

Mars Bar, Oreo and Malteser Cake

Warning: This is very sickly and you might break your teeth on the thick chocolate! If you have a very sweet tooth this might be the cake for you. I find it very sickly and the fact that the mixture under the chocolate topping looked like compost put me off slightly (but not enough to […]


The last couple of days have been all about cakes ๐Ÿ™‚ Lucy made the one above for her friend’s birthday. It’s a really clever idea for a cake….I hope she makes me one when it’s my birthday! Today was a really awful day and as Lucy has taken her cake to her friends I decided […]