Tag Archives: Condensed milk

Sweet 16

Where I’m from, we don’t do sweet sixteen parties. My 16th year was celebrated by Famale Sister Senior sneaking me into a local pub long since shut down and introducing me to her now husband, long vodkas all round. But … Continue reading

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How do you like your eggs in the morning?

I go to bed dreaming of breakfast and wake up ready to eat it. Famale is an advocate of the double breakfast. Lunch is confusing and inconvenient. But breakfast? Breakfast is an expression of love, depending on who you’re cooking … Continue reading

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The lady is a tramp

Famale’s favourite non-drinking, non-spending, non-cooking, non-bathing hobby is archiving. No, I don’t mean ceramics or stamp collections. Yesterday as a mellow Saturday task, I archived my winter clothes and sorted my vast jewellery collection (mostly costume, so don’t bother breaking … Continue reading

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Elizabeth taylor

…it was the cheesecake to end all cheesecakes. It was so lavish in fact that it would have been worthy of la diva, the goddess that was Miss Elizabeth Taylor. True glamour is not about manicures and champagne, it is … Continue reading

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How to marry a millionaire

Good things come to those who wait. This is definitely true when it comes to condensed milk caramel. Famale feels a bit sea-sick. Maybe it was the gallon of coke she drank last night when she went to see The … Continue reading

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Lindy’s crumbling mess

My best friend Lindy has just bought her very own flat, in Glasgow’s Southside. In between saving lives in A + E and scraping nicotine off the walls, she managed to knock together a very delicious crumble for me today. … Continue reading

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Caramel tart from the heart

This is the very first dessert I made for my super-healthy Italians. It’s easy-peasy to make, even if you have a fear of shortcrust pastry. Recipe available on the ‘recipes’ page. You know you want to.

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