Sugarbird's Sweet Nothings

I am passionate about food. And cooking. And baking. And running. Come and find a new recipe, a funny story, some strong opinions and whatever else I feel like throwing in the mix today.

Archive for October, 2011

October 29th, 2011 by Clarabella

Halloween Pumpkin Pie

I’m not sure about halloween. I did not grow up with it as a tradition as South Africa, with all houses behind big walls with electric fencing and guarded by at least 3 Rottweilers, is not conducive to trick-or-treating. Now I’m in the UK, all around me is orange, black and purple, and I guess […]

October 21st, 2011 by Clarabella

On a running note

You cannot understand it unless you have done it. Do you know how hard it is to go out for a run, on a dark, cloudy, rainy afternoon. On this day, I talked myself in and out of going out for a run at least a dozen times before my foot crossed the threshold of […]

October 14th, 2011 by Clarabella

Courgette Pumpkin Spiced Breakfast Bread

I love a good banana bread. Who doesn’t? But I also like to shake things up a bit. Move away from the traditional bananas and walnuts, and throw in some more random ingredients and see what happens.   So I came across the ‘Zucchini’ aka Courgette Breakfast Bread on dear Joy the Baker, and I […]

October 10th, 2011 by Clarabella

The Best Chocolate Ice Cream in the Universe

No matter how old I get, there is something comforting about ice cream. Something in its cool velvety creaminess that calms my very soul. A little melodramatic you say? Well, it does. And this chocolate ice cream is the epitome of comfort food. I don’t have chocolate ice cream very often. Its never the first […]