Recipes

Pumpkin Bread
Breads, Recipes

Pumpkin Bread

Halloween is just around the corner and I decided this year to make some Pumpkin bread. The pumpkin flesh maintains moisture within this bread while the cinnamon and cloves enrich the flavours in this mixture. A nice lemon icing layer can be drizzled over this but I prefer to keep […]

Breaded Olives
Light Meals, Recipes

Breaded Olives

I discovered these breaded olives on holidays and they are amazing! I just couldn’t get enough of them! They are a bit fiddly to make but the results are worth it. They can also be cooked in the oven but it is much faster to do them on the pan.

Orange/Pineapple fizz
Drinks, Recipes

Orange/Pineapple fizz

I decided to boost up my Vitamin C lately with all the flu’s and colds being spread around. So this week I will be posting recipes with oranges which I have felt have boosted my energy and immune system. This recipe is very simple and the Pineapple adds an element […]

Picalilli
Light Meals, Recipes

Piccalillli

Piccalilli is an English version of an Indian Pickle which contains a variety of vegetables with a pickling liquid of vinegar, mustard and turmeric. After it is prepared I usually leave it in the fridge for about a week before opening for the flavours to develop but it can be […]

Pickled Plums
Recipes, Sweet treats

Pickled plums

At this time of the year there is always a crop of fruit and vegetables in the garden which needs to be used up. So I decided this year to get into Pickling. To sterilise the jars, I washed them in hot soppy water and dried them off in a […]