July is here bringing the start of the school holidays, winter woollies, and warming stews. The month started with unusually cold mornings. (It was 2 C overnight.) We've passed the Winter Solstice but the nights still are dark. Above is the last of the lemon and limes from our trees (featured in my latest garden update). Many of them have gone into lemonade and limeade. We made another batch with grapefruit in it (but no oranges this time) which is lovely.
On a Saturday morning a few weeks back I baked pumpkin scones, cheese muffins and chocolate cupcakes, before getting Sylvia to her late morning gymnastics classes. The muffins were for Sylvia to take to a playdate after gymnastics. The pumpkin scones were for me because I had roast pumpkin in the fridge. I made them vegan with a flax egg, used half wholemeal flour and curdled the milk with some lemon juice. They were lovely.