Tag: Cornwall nan

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 […]

Homestead Crafts Dipping beeswax candles.

Homestead Crafts Dipping beeswax candles.

Beeswax is a waxy, non-toxic and natural substance secreted by bees after they consume honey. Bees use this wax to construct honeycombs, a structure of hexagonal cells made by bees to hold their larvae and for storing the honey to feed the larvae and to feed […]

Celtic new year. New Seeds.

Celtic new year. New Seeds.

It is November 2nd as I begin this post and it has been feeling like a new year to me and in many traditions October 31st does indeed mark and is celebrated as the new year. In the Celtic tradition time is regarded as circular not […]

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’. […]

Making Soya wax dinner candles

Making Soya wax dinner candles

Apparently there is a definite lack of grey soy wax candles in the market so much so that someone I know has to get hers imported. I thought I would give making them a go and now I can gift her some next time I […]

Tangy Potato Salad

Tangy Potato Salad

I made this a couple of weeks ago to go with a steak and bread BBQ for the family it was so delicious, the tangy dressing gave the dish a “MMMmmmm I want more of this”  sensation. Ingredients: 6 medium waxy white potatoes, peeled. 1 […]

Making Bone Broth

Making Bone Broth

So I’ve tried a few ways to make a good bone broth and this method has given me by far the nicest outcome. I am so lucky to have a good farm shop near me that supplies me with great beef bones from grass fed […]

Thoughts on living life with immune disease and a recipe for Millet Porridge, Naturally Gluten Free

Thoughts on living life with immune disease and a recipe for Millet Porridge, Naturally Gluten Free

I had often used millet in my muesli base but did not know how to use it in any other way so making porridge with it was a new adventure. The texture after soaking overnight reminded me of the semolina pudding we had as kids. […]

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, […]