Mustard is usually only used as a condiment alongside the tomato sauce, and we forget how useful it actually is.
This is a fabulous recipe as no kneading required. It takes about 10 minutes to mix and an hour to cook. Please note – sunflower seeds turn green when cooked with bicarb – don’t be alarmed! If you use dried fruit soak it in water or milk for about an hour. It keeps the bread […]
Summer is here and ice cream is essential! This is a delicious ice cream to make and it smells wonderful too. Served with a dark chocolate sauce to make a very decadent dessert 1 litre good quality vanilla ice cream 6 Tbsp roughly torn rose petals (red or pink, and best if they have a […]
These are so easy to make, ideal for a quick supper, breakfast or lunch. 1 roll frozen puff pastry 1 cup grated cheese 3-4 slices of bacon, chopped Chop the bacon and fry until cooked. Remove the pastry from the plastic and flatten it out. Don’t roll it thinner Spread the cheese and bacon over […]
Oh so simple, and so delicious. Just add crusty ciabatta for a super lunch. 2 large ripe tomatoes, thinly sliced 8 slices of mozzarella or provolone cheese – round looks impressive, but rectangular works too 2Tbls ready made pesto a little extra olive oil for drizzling Freshly ground black pepper Arrange the tomato slices and […]
Shrove Tuesday is the day before the 40 days of fasting for Lent. Rich foods such as eggs, butter, milk, and sugar had to be used up and what better way than in pancakes? Make up a batch and sprinkle with sugar and lemon, or sugar and cinnamon for a quick and easy treat 200g […]
Have you ever looked into your cupboard and wondered how long an item had been there and if it’s still ok to eat? I often see magazines that tell us how long our food-stuffs last and advising us to be diligent about throwing out the expired ones. But, in the real world, how do you […]