Our much loved combined oven, grill and microwave packed up the other day, which left us with limited ways of making food until we decided on a new oven combi, purchased it and had it delivered. With a craving for cake making and only a hob and slow cooker available, I did a quick search […]
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According to Wikipedia, Chowder is a seafood or vegetable stew, often served with milk or cream and mostly eaten with saltine crackers, so really I’m not sure if I should call this recipe a chowder as it does contain meat. The original recipe was called a Creamy Vegetable Chowder but I have adapted and altered […]
These delicious cookies are always a hit with family and friends and they don’t last long! This recipe makes a lovely tangy soft cookie with almond chips to add a crunch. Great with a cup of tea in the afternoon when entertaining friends. Ingredients 100g soft butter or margarine 100g castor sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla […]
As it’s almost pancake day we thought we’d share the traditional pancake recipe as I always find myself looking for it when the day arrives. Pancake day or Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday which is the start of Lent and the day itself moves depending on when Easter falls each year. For […]
Gingerbread men always remind me of my grandmother as we were either making them together or enjoying eating them together. This recipe can be used for gingerbread men or other gingerbread shaped biscuits depending on what cutters you have. Gingerbread cookies are a great way to create Christmas or party themed biscuits. They are also […]
This recipe for a tangy orange cream cheese icing goes very well with the chocolate cup cake recipe here. I have to confess that chocolate and orange is one of my favourite combinations, but this topping is also great finishing off a carrot cake. The following ingredients will generously top 12 cup cakes easily. Ingredients […]
When I was a youngster making cup cakes they were called fairy cakes, perhaps that shows my age! This is the simple recipe I learnt from my mum that I still make today covered with the traditional ‘hundreds and thousands’ topping. It makes a good fluffy cake that you can decorate as your fancy takes […]