Bacon & Sweetcorn Pie

Bacon & Sweetcorn Pie

Bacon & Sweetcorn Pie This post was first written in June 2013 and updated in June 2021. This recipe is one of those extremely variable ones. You can bake this as a pie, leave the top of and bake as a bacon and sweetcorn tart, or steam it as a pudding and change...
A gorgeous home made Pad Thai

A gorgeous home made Pad Thai

A gorgeous home made Pad Thai I run a cooking group for the local U3A that meets once a month, and this months meeting was today. We made plain chow mein, a creamy leek cheese toast topper and this wonderful Pad Thai. It works out rather expensive for our budget here,...
Picnics in the cold, and a tin of tuna

Picnics in the cold, and a tin of tuna

Picnics in the cold, and a tin of tuna Went to Glyndebourne yesterday, with the friend I go to see the live transmissions with. No, not the posh, picnic in the garden type. Very expensive! We went to see the youth group do a modern opera called Nothing. It was...
Zombie burgers using dead bread

Zombie burgers using dead bread

Zombie burgers using dead bread Tried the first experiment with reviving dead bread stored as breadcrumbs today.  Had a look in the fridge and found a few bits and pieces that I thought would work, got a bag of breadcrumbs out of the freezer and had a play. I have set...