When making puchkas, I was pretty sure it would work as a main course in a pastry case. And let me tell you, it worked beautifully!
Make the most of this seasonal treat by making a few pots of wonderful jam
All nut butters are easy to make, and this walnut version is no exception.
home made apricot jam that tastes better than Bonne Maman! Fresh and zingy with lemon juice. Very easy to make
Ways to use your wonderfully fresh and delicious home made jam from all the fantastic produce available in the summer
A beautiful fresh chutney that can be eaten straight away, or left to mature for a month” quote=”A beautiful fresh chutney that can be eaten straight away, or left to mature for a mont
If you grow runner beans, you may well have times, like me, when you are a bit overwhelmed with them and don’t know what else to do with them. Personally, I think home frozen runners are vile. I’ve tried numerous different ways of preserving them and haven’t liked...
Use a tin of the cheapest baked beans you can find as your base, or chick peas as per usual hummus, or any other beans or indeed lentils. All will make their own contribution. Baked bean paté is smoother than a chick pea hummus, and has a neutral flavour, like chick peas do, ripe for loading in aromatics, spices, herbs and umami.
Sometimes, I get a bit of this and a bit of that fruit wise. There are lots of things it can be used for. This time, I used it as a Summer Berry Jam
The easiest sundried tomatoes in olive oil – ever! And use them in instant tomato pan fried focaccia
A couple of very quick things for you today. Super simple. Do you remember I bought some big bags of wonderful sun dried tomatoes from Healthy Supplies. They taste wonderfully fresh and tangy, the best I’ve had. If you can afford the initial outlay, they are a great...
Do you like Nutella? It’s gorgeous stuff, kids can be addicted to it, it seems to go with everything and can be eaten straight out of the jar with a spoon. And probably often is! But… and there’s always a but isn’t there, the nutritional content is pretty poor. Palm...
Crispy Lemon Skin I read recently about crisping up lemon skins by frying them. I can’t remember now where it was. I’ve just googled and there are a few places that talk about it, but can’t find the one where I saw it. Anyway, I thought it sounded interesting and...