Apple crumble

Apple Crumble

Apple crumbles are an autumn treat. Cosy and warm and sweet. Here’s how I make mine. Ingredients: For the Filling:Cooking apples – peeled, cored and choppedDemerara SugarCinnamonGinger  For the Crumble Topping: FlourButter (cubed) Demerara Sugar Method Place the apple pieces in a deep bottomed pan and heat gently. Sprinkle with sugar, ginger and cinnamon and …

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Three scones on rack


I love eating these straight from the oven while they are still warm.  A easy beginner’s baking recipe, so good for baking with children.  Great addition to the cake stand with an afternoon tea. Clotted cream and jam optional. Ingredients 225g of self-raising flour A pinch of salt 60g of butter 30g of sugar 75g …

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Teriyaki sauce

Teriyaki Sauce

This recipe is great as a dipping sauce or marinade. Ingredients 5 spring onions roots off and chopped1 cup Dark Soy SauceA dash of white wine vinegar – or preferably SakeWhole Root Ginger roughly chopped2 Seeded Jalapeno Chili peppersHalf an Orange1 cup of White Sugar Also needed Blender Method Add all sauce ingredients to the …

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Nettle and Dandelion Beer

Nettle Top & Dandelion Flower Joose IPA – Homebrew Beer Recipe

I always find that if you are going to brew a home-brew beer – you’re better producing something that’s hard to find by commercial brewers. This Nettle Top and Dandelion Flower recipe uses freshly foraged spring ingredients. Dry Hopping (Adding dry hops to the fermentor) and added lactose makes for an aromatic, bitter and hazy …

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Sausage casserole

Sausage Casserole

Ingredients 1 tbsp Olive Oil1 Onion chopped3 Garlic cloves chopped3 Rosemary Sprigs stalks removed200ml Red wine1tbsp Tomato Puree1 tin chopped Tomatoes10 Mushrooms sliced1/2 pint hot Beef stock2 Bay leaves8 good quality Sausages1 tsp Marmite (this made the sauce nice & rich)Black Pepper Also needed Casserole dish with lid Method Heat oil in casserole dish & …

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