Xmas Leftover Tart

In the cupboard after Christmas we had: Half a Jar of MincemeatHalf a bar of dark chocolateHalf a bar of milk chocolateHalf a pack of marzipanhalf a pack of royal icing So I decided to make it into a tart. First buy a tart case or a pack of shortcrust pastry and line a flan tin. Blind bake it for 10 minutes then spread with the mincemeat. put in chucks of chocolate and a few chunks of the marzipan then shove in the oven at 180C for about 25 minutes until the pastry looks cooked. Lea...

A Simple Logger for .net Core

I recently started looking at writing new development in .net Core 2.2 instead of my standard MVC5. This meant rewriting my class libraries as they are not compatible without adding in a dependency on the .net Framework. .net Core provides a logging framework out of the box and its very snazzy but all I want from a logger is for it to log the error and the location to a text file. This isn't even supported in the default ILogger implementations in .net Core. I am a great believer in logging ...