So glad to see you

Hi, I’m Mimi, and this is my cosy corner of the internet. Like most people, I have complex interests, so I’ve decided to remake my website and fill it with all the things that I love, so this is the brand new look. I’ve taken out many years of old content so I can concentrate on the here and now, and all the things I am currently enjoying.

The Owner of this site, Mimi Codd, is in her garden with a straw hat, pulled down over one eye and her hair in two braids. To the left of the main picture are two circles, one depicting some scissors, fabric, thread and a thimble, and the other some gardening tools and a sprig of rosemary
  • Jurassic Bake

    As Bean is about to turn 8 in a few days, I am doing my annual round of making and baking. I asked what theme this year’s cake might take, and have been told that Jurassic World, from the Jurassic Park series of films, is this year’s mini obsession, so along with the cake I…

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  • Christmas Cake

    With the schools starting a new academic year I wanted a little side project to help ease the transition of seasons, and so I have decided to try and recreate (or, rather, take inspiration from) my grandmother’s Christmas cake recipe to bake my own rich fruit cake for the Christmas period. My grandmother, ‘Nan’, would…

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  • Homegrown Strawberry Jam with Pomegranate Molasses

    One of my main wished for the garden this year was to grow enough strawberries to make a jar of jam, and this week I have gathered a strawberry harvest and made the fruitiest, most balanced jam I have ever tasted. I don’t like commercially produced strawberry jam, and I will always opt for raspberry…

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