These are easily made with packet puff pastry. Roll into 3″ strips and sprinkle with a little cheese, roll up with the cheese inside keeping the rolls as long as possible. Pack into a dish and cook in the oven avoiding too much colouring. Using food colouring or tomato ketchup add a suitable amount of […]
Barm Brack or Tea Brack is a sort of cross between cake and bread. Some recipes use yeast as a raising agent, this version is closer to the original, using bread soda instead. It is very moist and delicious and although in theory it will stay fresh for several days it never lasts that long! […]
Home made sweets make a very special present for any occasion. The following can be made with very little equipment and can look exceptionally professional with just a little practice and some care. They also make an ideal gift for fund raising an imaginative alternative to a madiera sponge. Marzipan fruit, marzipan stuffed dates, toasted […]
A plain vanilla sponge cake drizzled with a delicious sauce and serve with whipped cream. For the sauce mix creme d’cacao with some zest of orange and a little cointreau. Warm in a bowl over a saucepan of hot water add some dark chocolate and a small knob of butter to give the sauce a […]
Pine Forest Celebration Cake Firstly pine forest Bundt pan lends itself to a number of different celebration events. Very fine detail means that decoration needs only a dusting of icing sugar. Makes a wonderful Christmas cake. Finally experiment with recipes such as Autumn nuts and spice or Cappuccino coffee.
Halloween Treats These are a winner with children mostly because adults can’t abide them. Egg cups make a good mold but you need to keep them not too big and prepare in advance so that they can be chilled.The white of the eye is easily made from panacotta (look up a recipe on the internet) […]
Bake a different Christmas cake this year. Try a Bundt pan, excellent baking results and a doddle to decorate. Melt in the mouth recipes such as “salted caramel snicker doodle” and stunning appearance. Available in our shop.
A recipe for Life 1 cup of good thoughts, 1 cup of kind deeds, 1 cup of consideration for others, 2 cups of sacrifice, 2 cups of well beaten faults, 3 cups of forgiveness. Mix thoroughly. Add tears of joy, sorrow and sympathy. Flavour with love and kindly service. Fold in 4 cups of prayer and […]
A pressure cooker works on a simple principle: Steam pressure. A sealed pot, with a lot of steam inside, builds up high pressure, which helps food cook faster. When was the pressure cooker invented? It was invented in the 1600s by a Frenchman, Denis Papin, who wanted to translate new discoveries in physics about pressure […]