Sunday baking… My mums homemade apricot and vanilla jam, sour cream, fresh strawberries and blackberries Advertisements Continue reading Victoria sponge with fresh fruit
I’ve never been a massive fan of figs..something to do with the texture…but I’m more effort to change my mind! Made this deliciously simple seasonal fig and ruby chard salad! Here”s how: Cut 2 ripe figs into quarters. Toss in salad bowl with ruby chard (rocket,works well too!), a drizzle of olive oil and a … Continue reading Seasonal Fig, Ruby Chard and Mascarpone Salad
Sometimes I just need to bake. It soothes my soul. So last Sunday I made a Victoria Sponge cake with some delicious extra thick double cream and Bonne Maman Strawberry Jam. Came out pretty well, even if I do say so myself! And it proved quite popular… Continue reading Strawberry Victoria Sponge Sunday
First time I’ve made almond cupcakes, using half ground almonds, half self raising flour. Didnt use the basil in the end haha Used these cute mini silicon cupcakes my friend Emily got me. And classic polka dot cupcake cases. Decided to make a white chocolate and sirop dorgeat icing. , which is a french almond … Continue reading Almond and white chocolate cupcakes
My first attempt at lemon drizzle cake! Continue reading Lemon drizzle cake
My mum is an amazing cook! One of her famous specialties are gougères, cheesy puffballs that taste like little pieces of heaven! They are a little fiddly to make as they require you to make a choux pastry but the result is SO worth it!! Heres my mums recipe: Perfect as amuses bouches, for picnics … Continue reading Mama Cristin”s Gougeres!
Roasted pheasant with parsnips Ingredients 1 pheasant plucked (unless you want to do it yourself!) 5 parsnips 10 chanteray carrots 1 red onion Olive oil Thyme Wack the oven on to 200C. Place the pheasant in the middle of a shallow baking tray. Wash, peel and slice the parsnips length ways. Add to tray. Wash … Continue reading Roasted Pheasant and Parsnips