No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream

No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream

No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream You don’t need to make an egg custard and you don’t need an ice cream maker to make no churn chocolate ice cream. There isn’t a trace of an ice crystal crunch either. If you leave it to get fully frozen, take it out at least half an hour...
More uses for your wonderful home made jam

More uses for your wonderful home made jam

Have you, like me, been making wonderfully fresh and delicious home made jam from all the fantastic produce available in the summer, perhaps from garden or allotment? I simply love loading up the cupboards with jars of jewel coloured preserves. Home Made Jam Recently,...
Bircher Muesli, from 24p

Bircher Muesli, from 24p

This lovely Bircher muesli is from Rose Elliot’s book, Vegetarian Cookery, which I’ve had for ever. I use lots of recipes from it and it was one of my standby books when we were both vegetarian. The muesli is wonderfully delicious. Rose recommends having it with...
Home made muesli, 9p

Home made muesli, 9p

Had a lovely day yesterday afternoon. The U3A budget cookery group came round and we did some puddings. We started off with Delia’s Chocolate Roulade, then Oaty Apple Crumble, Easy Cheesecakes and Chocolate Ice Cream. With a detour via making garlicky Boursin using...
Roasted Vegetables in the Hole, 43p

Roasted Vegetables in the Hole, 43p

Arrgh, the pictures simply won’t size properly, it’s driving me nuts! Doing some gardening today, I pulled up a self sown Pink Fir Apple potato that was in the way of the spinach and it had several little potatoes on, so I had those with my lunch. They were really...
Crumpets and pikelets, savoury and sweet

Crumpets and pikelets, savoury and sweet

A little experiment today with the fridge dwelling Magic Dough. I thought I could almost certainly make crumpets with it. So I put a little in a bowl and beat in some water, so it looked like a Yorkshire pudding batter, greased some rings and poured a little batter...