Recipes

Cheese and vegetable dijon quiche

Cheese and vegetable dijon quiche

I started to blog this post about my quiche recipe, but then was tempted to describe it as a tart in the title and GD thought it might actually be a flan. Well according to this lovely little chart I found on culinaryzeal.wordpress.com it probably […]

Butternut Squash cupboard curry

Butternut Squash cupboard curry

Shopping the pantry makes for some really interesting dishes, I had a look around today and found  squash, onions and green beans from our allotment, so I looked for a curry to make from these ingredients and found a Tom Kerridge  recipe that I loosely […]

Sun Dried Tomato and Thyme, Oven Baked Bread

Sun Dried Tomato and Thyme, Oven Baked Bread

Made the following recipe today and just had to share, delicious! Ingredients: 3 & 1/2 cups bread flour 1 teaspoon sea salt 3 tsp active dried yeast 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon fresh (or dried thyme), washed stripped and chopped 1 cup of tepid […]

New Year Home

New Year Home

New years eve we spent at our eldest boys house playing games of pool and board games, having good food with the family, singing ‘auld lang syne’ meaning ‘times long past’, badly, along with the t.v. London firework crowds and then wandered home expecting to sleep […]

Nutty Crumble with gluten free option

Nutty Crumble with gluten free option

At this time of year, November, a lovely dessert to be making is a fruit crumble, all those gorgeous apples, blackberries, rhubarb and fruits harvested from the late summer and early autumn, come into their own. Topped and baked with a nutty home made crumble, […]

Simple delicious Pumpkin Soup

Simple delicious Pumpkin Soup

Makes 8 generous portions: freezes well. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil. 2 white onions, diced. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped. 1/2 -1 red chili, chopped and deseeded. (I used half of a red chili we grew and dried earlier in the year). 30 g root […]

Baked Chocolate Cheesecake

Baked Chocolate Cheesecake

I wanted to spoil the family with a really nice meal yesterday day and decided on a spaghetti  bolognese evening with a cheesecake for dessert.  I chose this recipe because it looked real easy with simple ingredients which I could purchase from Aldi, which is […]

Stir it up Sunday Christmas Cake Recipes

Stir it up Sunday Christmas Cake Recipes

This post is based around a brilliantly easy and reliable basic Christmas cake recipe I have been using for the past few years, it is so good in its own right, but this year I am stirring it up a bit 😊with two slightly differing […]

Cooking for Joy

Cooking for Joy

Whenever I am feeling a bit under par or a bit low the thing I like to do to lift my spirits is get in the kitchen and cook. Most of my recipes this week are coming from Trinity’s conscious Kitchen, so if you like […]

Warming Black Bean Soup

Warming Black Bean Soup

I needed to cook fresh today, my soul needed to chop and dice and concoct a warming nourishing meal that would feed both my physical and my spiritual. I found what I was looking for in Trinity’s conscious Kitchen recipe for ‘chilli black bean soup’. […]