Babka Piaskowa English Recipe

Babka Piaskowa (aka cake)

So we recently went to see our lovely friends Agnes & Filip, we always have a good time when we head over, not only because they’re lovely people but mainly because Filip is a wiz on the BBQ and Agnes loves homemade sweet treats.

I was more than happy then, when on arrival we were presented with a marbled chocolate Babka Piaskowa (literally translates as Sand Goby – not sure if something has been lost in translation) – after double servings and a doggy bag (we really have no shame) I made Agnes divulge her recipe and have been assured it is extremely easy to make, so lets see…
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Day at the Races Outfit

The Christening / Races Outfit Dilemma

As the Law of Sod would have it, no exciting events had taken place recently so obviously two were bound to arrive at once. And that they did, York Races and a Christening. One day after the other.

I was hardly going to bail on the races, (they’re such fun and aside from Christmas, it’s the only occasion when it’s considered acceptable to drink champagne at 10 in the morning) and really wanted to see my friend’s little one getting Christened so I would definitely be doing both.
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Tour De France Harrogate

Le Tour Yorkshire

The Tour De France arrived in Yorkshire this weekend and it was quite the spectacle. Having lived around this area for so long it was really impressive to see the effort all the locals had put into decorating the towns & local villages – a sea of yellow bikes & polka dots lined the streets.

We managed to get some great shots from the start at Harewood, some action shots in Otley and the finish in Harrogate.
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