Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Queen of Hearts Tarts from Fairy Tale Baking

Everyone had a favourite fairy tale. When I was young I used to read fairy tales at my grandparents. They had a big leather bound book which was filled with stories and fairy tales. Accompanying…

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Boiled Cake from Ghost Moth

Recently I have been reading Ghost Moth, a debut novel by Michèle Forbes. It is a haunting novel, set in Belfast but in two contrasting eras of the cities history. Belfast in 1949 was a…

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My Family Kitchen by Sophie Thompson and Bakewell Tart

Cookery programmes are very much in vogue at the moment. I love watching MasterChef and The Great British Bake Off. MasterChef give an idea of the range of skills that are needed to turn out…

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Moroccan Chicken from The Island Escape

I love reading books but sadly do not seem to get as much time to read these days. Recently I had a week off work and managed to pick up a book to read. There…

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Alfie Jones and an uncertain future by David Fuller

Alfie Jones and an uncertain future is the fourth in a series of books by David Fuller. Alfie Jones is a football mad boy who plays for his local team, Kingsway Colts. He dreams of…

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