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Healthful crumble topping

Healthful crumble topping

Oh I just love making this recipe!, a handful of seeds, a handful of oats, organic flour and ground nut meal, golden butter and all topping our foraged pears from lasts years haul. I am not a fan of sugary puddings, cakes or biscuits but […]

Healthier option Homemade Chocolate Sauce for topping ice cream

Healthier option Homemade Chocolate Sauce for topping ice cream

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sugar, 2 tbsp cocoa powder, 1/8 tsp salt 1 1/2 tbsp butter, 1/4 cup water, 1/4 tsp vanilla extract. Method: Combine the sugar, cocoa and salt together in a small saucepan and add enough of the water to make a smooth paste, add in the […]

Home Made Natural Yoghurt

Home Made Natural Yoghurt

GD has been busy making natural yoghurt, it is such a goodway to use up surplus milk so I thought I should share it. We are using up 8 pints of overstock semi skimmed milk today . This is the book we use ‘Home Dairying’ […]

Stem Ginger Biscuits

Stem Ginger Biscuits

Today outside the rain has poured all day long, there is a mist closed in over the fields making the cottage feel as though we are in a little bubble of a world, which all goes to make this a perfect day to be baking, […]

Day 1 of a simple life

Day 1 of a simple life

First I made some einkorn bread with some flour that has been sitting on the shelf for quiet some time waiting for me to get my head round its properties which are very unlike any of the regular bread flours I am used to, it […]

April- month of reflection

April- month of reflection

“Each one has to find his peace from within.” ― Mahatma Gandhi ‘In that state of peace, there are no cravings and no lack. Needs are life-affirming and arise not out of lack, but out of abundance’.  April for me this year I have decided […]

Easy flat breads

Easy flat breads

These flat breads are a recipe from our River Cottage ‘Family’ cookbook, they are super easy and never let us down being consistently yummy and moorish!. Cooked soft but slightly charred these yeast-free breads also go by the description of a soft tortilla. Best eaten […]

Cardamon Rice

Cardamon Rice

I have never cooked rice in this way before and I was so delighted with the result I just had to get it on the blog to share with you. This goes wonderfully with the previous post Lamb rogan josh http://cornwallnan.co.uk/2018/03/lamb-rogan-josh/ And warm soft flatbreads http://cornwallnan.co.uk/2018/03/easy-flat-breads/ […]

Lamb Rogan Josh

Lamb Rogan Josh

Oh my oh my! this is a recipe to love, both the preparing and the sharing of it. A delight for the senses, just see, smell, feel, taste these ingredients. Ingredients Serves: 4  75 g (2¾ oz) natural yoghurt ½-1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons ground […]

Hummus without Lemon Juice

Hummus without Lemon Juice

Today I wanted to make some hummus to go with celery, sundried tomatoes and peppery salad leaves but I had no lemons so I made this recipe up out of one I found on a site called yummly.co.uk. and it was so fresh and so […]