Monthly Archives: November 2012
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. Homemade chutney isn’t compulsory though just use your favourite.
1 x quantity of savoury shortcrust pastry recipe here
1 x small jar of Tomato Chutney recipe here
100g grated mature cheddar
60ml double cream
1 egg, large
1 egg yolk
salt and pepper
Grease the recesses of a 12 hole shallow bun tin.… Read more...
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. It is in fact one of the simplest things to make and the addition of an egg yolk not only gives the pastry a great taste it somehow magically makes the pastry more flexible, less likely to split and crack and prevents it from being overworked as quickly.… Read more...
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.… Read more...
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
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.… Read more...