Tag: Recipe

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 […]

Experiments Baking Bread with Gluten Free Flour

Experiments Baking Bread with Gluten Free Flour

Last monday I had a followup appointment with the practice nurse, I walked in thinking  I might need to take some sort of prescriptive medicine to get me back on track healthwise but came out knowing the rest my life was going to be different. […]

Unexpected Events

Unexpected Events

An unexpected turn of events has left GD and I in a bit of a pickle this month and possibly for a few months to come but actually it gave me a push to see what was lingering in the pantry and the bottom of […]

Our Imbolc

Our Imbolc

Imbolc is one of the four fire festivals, celebrating the light returning and the rising of the creative life force. Imbolc works with the energy of the fire, the fire is the catalyst which sets things in motion. It is the electric current that courses […]

Seville Orange Marmalade

Seville Orange Marmalade

Cooking with oranges is always  good, the house is filled with the happy aroma of oranges. Seville oranges are only available for a short while so it is best to take advantage of them when you see them in the shops. People use seville oranges […]

Dried banana chips

Dried banana chips

Every so often GD and I are in receipt of big bunches of bananas that are overstocks, last month I made banana breads, cornwallnan.wordpress.com/2016/12/15/cornwall-nans-banana-bread, today GD and I are using the dehydrator to make banana chips. We are using the charles Jacobs one we got […]

Mushroom Pate

Mushroom Pate

Yesterday I was busy making mushroom pates, a nice veggie compliment to the usual pork and liver pates that often go with cracker based snacks post Christmas day. This is our first Christmas away from London and its been a different kind of lead up […]

Cornwall Nan’s Banana Bread

I have been making this banana bread for over twenty five years, everyone loves it, eat while still warm, eat it when cold, with cream, with ice cream, with chocolate sauce, with custard, on its own, heavenly, however you have it!. I was given two […]