January 9, 2021
Fluffy Pancakes

Fluffy pancakes

I love cooking pancakes at the weekend, and in these times I find that is differentiates the week from the weekend. With toppings of your choice […]
December 14, 2020
Smoked Salmon Pate

Recipe Smoked Salmon Pate

Smoked Salmon Pate Serves 4 (75g each) In my student days I worked for a catering firm and this was a staple canape for any occasion. […]
December 4, 2020
Easy mince pies

Easy Mince Pies with plain shortcrust pastry

Every year I tell myself I am going to make my own mincemeat and every year I never quite manage it. So I will buy a […]
November 19, 2020

Recipe Gingerbread

One of the great reasons to bake this cake apart from it being delicious, is that it keeps so well and in my mind also improves […]
November 19, 2020

Moroccan Turkey Tagine

Spicy Turkey Tagine (Moroccan)       Serves  4 Earlier in the year I did some work for a lovely turkey farm producing Bronze turkeys. Bronze turkeys have a […]
October 28, 2020

Recipe Wobbly Web Cupcakes

In Scotland, we call it guising and when I was a girl, you dressed up and then you went to people’s doorsteps, and you had to […]
October 22, 2020

Ricotta and oregano meatballs

One day, a long time ago, I was in Islington and saw this amazing cafe window display of ginormous fluffy meringues which looked like huge clouds. […]
October 16, 2020

Soda Bread Recipe

Following on from Bake Off a few weeks ago here is a very quick bread to make. Not often seen to buy in the shops, I […]
October 10, 2020

Ginger nut biscuit – Recipe

Ginger nut biscuits Recipe There were quite a few benefits from being brought up in a hotel as a child. One glass of coke a night […]

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