Hello again, today I would like to give you a gorgeous recipe for flapjack. Not just any flapjack, this one is sticky and packed with flavour. You may have noticed that were possible I swap butter and margarine for oil in recipes (to make them lower in saturated fats). Well this time there is no swap,in fact… Continue reading Apricot and orange flapjack
As well as being a bit of nut,I also love nuts.Almonds are a particular favourite of mine,especially in sweet recipes. This recipe makes a moist almond flavoured sponge with crunch of flaked almonds on the top. What you need 350g self raising flour 500g sugar 100g ground almonds 300g Greek or plain yogurt 250ml vegetable… Continue reading Yogurt and almond cake,yum,yum !
Sometimes you just need something sweet ,but not cake or chocolate. At times like this I whip up a batch of homemade scones,from a recipe I developed several years ago. My scones have Greek yogurt and vegetable oil as ingredients which is quite unusual. This makes for a moist scone with lower saturated fat than normal… Continue reading Easy scone recipe.
Over the last few days I have been making inroads into the glut of pears and apples that have arrived in my kitchen. Yesterday it was the turn of the pears .For several years I have made chutney of various types and flavours. Whilst sorting through the remaining chutney from last year it struck me that… Continue reading Pear,apricot,vanilla and toasted pecan chutney
When the nights are drawing in and it’s cold ,dark and damp outside I always turn to comfort food. What better way to keep warm than with a lovely pudding with lots of custard. My husband Marcus has just picked the last of the pears from our garden, so now I have another glut of fruit… Continue reading Pear and Ginger Pudding
I know,I know you haven’t tried the first apple cake recipe yet and here I am giving you another!. Sorry but it’s apple season so we have to make on while we can .This apple cake is more of a dessert,a little more dense ,so great with custard. what you need 9oz self raising flour… Continue reading Yet another apple cake recipe
In our house the lack of a homemade cake in the tin is almost as bad as running out of milk. So I have a hand written book full of recipes for easy, quickly made cakes . When the cry went out today “Is there any cake for work tomorrow”,I dived into the recipe book for the… Continue reading Easy Peasy Lemon cake