Home made blackcurrant jam

Home made blackcurrant jam

Home made blackcurrant jam Blackcurrants are incredibly good for us, very rich in vitamin C and polyphemols when eaten raw, e.g. In a classic summer pudding like this wonderful looking example from Delia Smith They are easy to grow, not needing much looking after and...
Chicken liver parfait

Chicken liver parfait

Chicken liver parfait I first came across a recipe for chicken liver pate when I was working with Weezl on what is now Cheap Family Recipes. I recently made a BBC Good Food version of chicken liver pate that had lots of ingredients. Wondering how I could frugalise it,...
Stuck in limbo in a loft extension

Stuck in limbo in a loft extension

Stuck in limbo in a loft extension It’s ages since I’ve done a catchup post. I’m trying to update lots of recipe posts to make them look nicer and be more usable, bring back cheap family recipes from the dead with all the recipe loading that...
Faggots and gravy

Faggots and gravy

Faggots and gravy What are Faggots? Faggots are a traditional British meatball made from offal, especially pork, with herbs and onions for flavouring and breadcrumbs to stretch them out. The offal is minced and is usually a combination of heart, liver and fatty pork...
Weekend Baguette Recipe

Weekend Baguette Recipe

Weekend Baguette Recipe Baguette – crispy on the outside, light and fluffy on the inside, and with a lovely texture that’s chewy and delicious. Would you like a foolproof baguette recipe? And what’s more, it’s an incredible 6p per baguette! Weekend Baguette Recipe...
Chocolate Scones

Chocolate Scones

Chocolate Scones My husband was desperate for some chocolate, but we were in Covid19 lockdown, so didn’t want to go to the shops for something so frivolous. So I thought I’d bake him something chocolatey as I still had some flour. Hmm, how about some...
Onion Bhajis

Onion Bhajis

Onion Bhajis I made these onion bhajis recently and was very pleased with them. In these times of stripped supermarket shelves, recipes using minimal ingredients are even more useful than normal I used gram flour (chickpea flour), but if you don’t have that, ordinary...