Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cheese & Tomato Chutney Tartlets

These Cheese & Chutney Tartlets are definitely moreish (I’ve scoffed half a dozen sitting writing this post) and they’re perfect with Sweet Chilli & Tomato Chutney.  

Posted in Cheese, Pastry, Quiche, Savoury, Tomato | 14 Comments

How to Make Savoury Shortcrust Pastry


A lot of people have a bit of a block when it comes to pastry, some folks are adamant that they just can’t make it.  

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Sweet Chilli & Tomato Chutney

I seem to be making a whole lot of chutney at the moment, probably because it’s so easy to do – chuck it all in a pan and off you go.  Jars of chutney make a lovely gift at Christmas especially if you’re putting together some gift hampers.

Posted in Gifts, Savoury, Tomato | 31 Comments

How to Make Treacle Toffee

Another Bonfire Night How To – Treacle Toffee this time

What I can’t tell you is how to eat it without ending up at the dentist!


450g demerara sugar

450g black treacle

150g butter

Makes: Approx 70 pieces – feel free to halve the quantities for a smaller batch but you’ll also need a smaller tin to set it in.

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How to Make Honeycomb

It’s called lots of things – honeycomb, hokey-pokey, sponge candy – whatever you call it it’s the stuff that’s inside a Crunchie, and I often get requests for this recipe.  Very quick and easy to make and a perfect bonfire night treat.

Posted in Bonfire Night, How To, Treats | 43 Comments