Such a perfect little bite to eat – these little bites of loveliness are just right whether they’re a snack for hungry hoards after school or gracing the table at an afternoon tea.
A little something to nibble on? Send a plateful my way!
165g plain flour
1/2 tsp salt
85g butter, cold diced
200g mature grated cheddar
190g jar of pitted olives in oil, drained (drained weight 110g)
2 egg yolks, large
Makes: 40 approx.
Have you ever made a souffle? They’re a pretty retro dish that’s often overlooked and these 3 cheese souffles are truly delicious. You can make them now, literally today and put them in the freezer and just defrost when you want them, we all love a bit of a get ahead bake (and they’re really not so difficult to do either)
20g plain flour
4 eggs, large
50g gruyere cheese, finely grated
50g mature cheddar cheese, finely grated
50g parmesan, finely grated
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper, to season
A little extra melted butter to grease the dishes.
Time to break up this sweet sweet fest with something for the savoury lovers! These crispy bacon and tomato scrolls are perfect for nibbling on whilst you put the finishing touches to the Christmas tree, wrap the presents or indeed sharing with guests.
Waitrose are kicking off their autumn campaign celebrating quality food and delicious warming dishes from across the UK and I just knew that I’d have to contribute a recipe!
Autumn is very much the time in our house for delicious stews, casseroles and real tummy warming teas, and what’s better to go with them than some delicious, crusty, freshly baked bread?
Another cracking project for you to bake up (even if I do say so myself!)
Bake yourself a bloomer and turn it into an impressive Garlic Mozzarella Tear & Share, I think this one’s going to be a regular in our house!
Something a little bit summery for you on the blog today, Chorizo & New Potato tarts. Choose a good tasty Chorizo for these tarts and you’re onto a sure fire winner!
1 x qty Savoury shortcrust pastry, recipe here
1 x red onion, diced
1 clove of garlic, finely chopped or grated.
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 pie
This weeks #GBBO inspired recipes
My favourite #StorkTwist recipe of this years Bake Off – Roasted Tomato & Olive Palmiers
And, the pastry none of the bakers had heard of – a Kouign Amann my version with Salted Caramel and Pecans.