This time of year food based social media is dominated by Autumnal bounty of the Northern hemisphere and there are regular comments of “Pumpkin spice” in many many forms. The thing is, outside of the North American continent, this is an unknown mix, or at least an unknown name for an existing mix of exoticContinue reading “Pumpkin spice everything”
Now my tummy is beginning to grumble, I’d love to have some rhubarb crumble.
Jump to Recipe or to Gallery This particular recipe is another amended from the classic Mrs Beeton’s, one of my favourite classic cookbooks. I have adjusted the quantities, as once made, this stuff goes quickly. When we moved to our home in 2003, we planted a lemon tree in the backyard. we were hopeful forContinue reading “Lemon Curd”
I can pretend to be healthy with fruit appearing on the plate, along with the cinnamon sugar, organic maple syrup, vanilla bean ice cream and sprinkling of dark choc chips.
I could hear a little voice saying “meatballs, meeeeeetballs, meeeeaaaatbaaaalls!!”
A classic cooked with the aid of a wood fire – This is a long process, but bear with me, it is so very much worth it ! Jump to Recipe Jump to Gallery Most of us at some time have made shepherd’s pie in one form or another. It is one of those dishesContinue reading “A real slow, fire roasted Shepherd’s Pie”
A crispy, chewy dog biscuit, which also might go well with cheese.
It’s absolutely irresistible! A delicious chocolate chip cookie, with the perfect combination of crunch and silky smoothness. This mouthwatering creation was inspired by a recipe in a magazine that my wife altered to suit our preferences. She’s swapped sultanas for cranberries and omitted milk chocolate chips in preference for dark chocolate. We’re sure you’ll loveContinue reading “Chewy Chocolate Chip and Cranberry Cookies”
So these steak knives are older than my kids. Picked up all those years ago for just a couple of dollars each, as part of a table setting when we had a family Christmas meal. I had recalled a previous event, where people complained for a sharp knife; to cut bread, spanokopita, cheese, meats orContinue reading “Old to new”
This is just a quick post about one of my all time favourite foods, the sausage roll. If you have no idea what a “sausage roll” is, then I would ask you to please read on. A traditional British savoury snack, dating back long before the equivalent of the US hotdog. The bun is insteadContinue reading “Puff Pastry Sausage rolls”