Monthly Archives: March 2011
Makes 1 x 9” Tart or 4 x 4” Tartlets
Pastry225g plain flour, sifted50g lard50g butter, salted1 egg yolk2-3 tbsp cold water
Filling1 x jar of whole Roasted Red Peppers (320g drained weight)80g spinach1 tbsp olive oil120ml milk120ml double cream2 egg yolks2 eggsSalt and pepper60g Lancashire or mature cheddar cheese
To make the pastry rub the lard and butter into the flour in a large bowl until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
So here is my recipe for huge chocolate muffins with a surprise chocolate sauce filling – you know the kind you can buy in coffee shops and bakery chains up and down the country. They are twice the size of your average cupcake but take some beating!
200g plain flour
pinch of salt
2 eggs, large
The batter will make approx 12 x 20cm pancakes depending on the thickness you prefer them.
Wow – what a response to the Swiss Diamond Pan giveaway – over 2,600 of you want a new pan!
The five lucky winners of a 20cm Swiss Diamond Pan worth £35 each are
Rhona, Edinburgh Janet, Nottingham Christine, Harrogate Charlotte, Cheshire Michelle, Walthamstow
Each winner has been contacted and their pans are on their way in time for Shrove Tuesday!