Something a little bit summery for you on the blog today, Chorizo & New Potato tarts.… Read more...
Would you like one of these on your buffet table? They’ve gone down a storm here and I bet they will with you too!
Hot water crust pastry
340g plain flour
1 tsp salt
500g minced pork (the best quality you can find)
125g streaky smoked bacon, diced
1 tbsp fresh sage, finely chopped
1 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped
Salt and pepper
1 tsp dried thyme
1 small onion, finely diced
6 eggs, large (hard boiled)
1 egg beaten for egg wash
250ml chicken stock
2 sheets of gelatine
Makes: 1 x 2lb loaf tin pieRead more...
Summer holidays is always bedlam in our house, but it does always mean the start of a new series of The Great British Bake Off – and that’s definitely a reason to be happy!
This year I’m joining in (although without the stress and eagle eyes of Paul and Mary watching over me) and baking along to the Bake Off in partnership with Stork.… Read more...
This has to be one of the very best things to come out of my kitchen – you may have to save me from a Cheese & Onion pie addiction!
I have a great friend, Dor who shared a Cheese & Onion pie with a great group of ladies recently and I have dreamt about it ever since, plus with Father’s Day approaching and knowing my Dad loves this pie as much as I do I knew I had to give it a go.… Read more...
Just a little dose of Valentines inspiration for this quick and easy starter or treat to share with a loved one (or indeed if they don’t like cheese aka Mr C, just to eat on your own!)
Valentines Heart Baked Camembert, and no you don’t need to go hunting for a heart shaped cheese, add a regular round Camembert to your shopping list and I’ll show you how it’s done…
You will need:
1 x Camembert cheese, either small or large.… Read more...
…and a Horseradish Dumplings version too
It gets to the depths of winter and I’m always in real need of a good something to cheer me up. A hearty beef stew and dumplings is just the thing! I’m guilty of not putting recipes on the blog because they seem to easy for anyone to be interested in but maybe you need some cheering up too, if so get yourself a batch of dumplings on the go….… Read more...
Festive Potato Skins are the last recipe in my 12 Days run. Ideal for feeding hungry children, adding to your buffet table or for using up any Christmas dinner leftovers. These can be done easily with smaller potatoes too if you have lots to feed.… Read more...
Here’s a special something for your buffet table this Christmas – a thoroughly festive Christmas Quiche! Spinach, feta, pine nuts and juicy cranberries made with Wright’s Sungold pastry flour a slice of this is just delicious!
225g Wright’s Sungold Pastry Flour
100g butter, cold diced
1 egg, large
1-3tbps cold water
80g feta cheese
1 tbsp pine nuts
2 tbsps fresh cranberries
120ml double cream
2 eggs, large
2 egg yolks
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
Salt and pepperRead more...