Protein Pancakes, or the Importance of Listening to Your Mother.

Grain Free Paleo Pancakes

When it comes to mothers, mine is (almost) always right.  But when it comes to these paleo pancakes, I can pull out a little mom wisdom myself.

When I was a little girl, I, being a child of the 80’s, wanted nothing more than crap

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Baked Scotch Eggs

Baked Scotch Eggs TXT

When you are a working parent, each weekday can feel like a battle, and each working day, a war.  Mornings are especially chaotic – the opening shots are fired at 5:45 am, when the alarm goes off (better – at least I can drink a cup

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Little Flower Cafe’s Breakfast Egg and Vegetable Terrine

Breakfast Terrine 2

I live in the suburbiest of suburbia.  Green lawns, swimming pools, sprinklers.  People walk in my neighborhood – all the time – but they’re walking their dogs or taking a walk, rather than walking to something.

But even in the suburbiest of suburbia, we have our little

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Rhabarberkuchen or Rhubarb Coffee Cake

Rhubarb Kuchen I decided to celebrate with cake. I heard mention of a German dessert called “Rhabarberkuchen” somewhere on the interwebs, and immediately it summoned an image of a soft, yeasty cake topped by soft, tart rhubarb. A bit of googling made me decide to finish it off with a meringue. The result – a not-too-sweet coffee cake with a rhubarb tang which is perfect for teatime but just far enough on the spectrum from cake to bread that you don’t feel guilty eating it for breakfast (or Mother’s Day brunch.)

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