Tag: Recipe

Lunchtime Salmon  Hotpot

Lunchtime Salmon Hotpot

I call this ‘Patrick’s soup’ after a lovely man who runs a whole food stall in the busy market town of St Alban’s and has a tiny little shop at the end of an alley where you can ask Patrick’s advice or the benefit of […]

Spiced Cashew Milk Tonic

Spiced Cashew Milk Tonic

I am starting a new category on my blog called ‘Foods That Heal’. I have found that I will often research nutritional values and benefits of foods and even pin recipes on my board and tuck ideas written on paper into recipe books only to […]

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Making  pumpkin pie is a tradition for GD and I for Samhain evening or halloween evening as is more recognised by the kids. G.D. likes the Mexican take on this celebration called ‘Dia de Los Muertos’ or the ‘Day of the Dead’ . It is a […]

Thrifty Banana and lemon Ice cream

Thrifty Banana and lemon Ice cream

So I have a very clever hubby who while I have been busy pickling cucumbers http://cornwallnan.co.uk/2014/08/pickling-cucumber-recipie/ this afternoon and making pear and apple juice for pasteurizing hubby has been very creatively making the most delicious banana and lemon ice cream. What is so clever about […]

Meat free Scotch Eggs

Meat free Scotch Eggs

I have been making this vegetarian version of Scotch eggs for well over a decade. The original recipe can be found in the book ‘Vegetarian cooking for Children’ by Rosamond Richardson. I have adapted the original recipe quantities which through experience have provided the best […]

Creamy Tuna Pasta Bake

Creamy Tuna Pasta Bake

I needed to cook a dish for eight people with just ingredients from the store cupboard. I found this recipe which fit the bill perfectly. It was originally aimed at students to make a nutritious and cheapish meal and I tweaked it a little bit […]

Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Blueberry topping

Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Blueberry topping

This cheesecake made a lovely dessert to finish of our family Sunday roast today. We all liked it so much I immediately set about to put it up on the blog. Serves six . Ingredients: 75g butter 90g digestive biscuits 350g cream cheese 150g golden […]

Allotment Glut Casserole

Allotment Glut Casserole

Every year at the allotment, and this year is no exception, GD and I find ourselves knee deep in oversized courgettes. This homemade recipe is one of my favourites for turning a bland vegetable into a tasty nutritious meal, featuring courgette, garlic, celery, onion, tomato, […]

Hubby’s coffee and walnut birthday cake

Hubby’s coffee and walnut birthday cake

GD’s favourite cake is coffee and walnut so I made this for his birthday cake. This was also the same recipe I used to make the top tier for Julian and Jazz’s wedding cake This recipe uses camp coffee which is a blend of coffee […]

Lovely day at the allotment

GD and I spent a lovely few hours this morning at the allotment. Thought it was high time for an update. This bench is at the scruffy end of the plot behind a pre-existing raspberry patch, still to be cultivated area, where we make our […]