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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 […]

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 […]

Light Meals, Recipes


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 […]

September review

September Review

At this time of year it is really beginning to feeling like Autumn which means Halloween is just around the corner and below are some of my favourite recipes, treats and events to celebrate this time of the year. I have never done anything special at Halloween except dressing up […]