GLUTEN FREE POPPY SEED BREAD (vegan too!)

The most scrumptious bread whether you are GF/vegan or not. Perfect accompaniment to any meal, moist perfect bread to serve warm or cold, toasts like a dream and keeps for days. This recipe is adapted from the Doves Farm Bread Flour Packet recipe and relies on using their wonderful flour. Makes three loaves, one [...]

By |2018-02-16T23:59:01+00:00February 16th, 2018|savoury|0 Comments

Seeded Buckwheat Bread (Gluten Free)

Buckwheat is not wheat at all and is gluten free. This is a substantial loaf, but sliced thinly is really very good and certainly beats shop bought gluten free offerings! Simply take 600gms of whole buckwheat and soak overnight in lots of fresh water, in the morning strain and rinse, then soak 200gms of milled [...]

By |2016-11-26T00:03:05+00:00November 26th, 2016|savoury|0 Comments

Cucumber Sandwich Pickle

CUCUMBER SANDWICH PICKLE A great way to finish up any tough cucumbers and gherkins from the garden, also works well with courgettes or a mixture, just slice very finely. Take about six cucumbers about 6" in length and a kilo of onions, slice very finely (use a mandolin or mouli) and layer with about [...]

By |2017-02-19T20:50:22+00:00July 25th, 2016|pickles, savoury|0 Comments

HERB SALAD WITH ORANGE DRESSING

HERB SALAD WITH ORANGE & MUSTARD DRESSING SALAD: 125g fine asparagus salt and black pepper Romaine Lettuce or Red Oakleaf 100gms Lambs Lettuce 100gms Rocket 1 bunch of flat leaf Parsley, stalks removed 1 bunch of fennel tops, stalks removed 1 head of wisteria - flower buds only, no green at all 60gms (2oz) [...]

By |2017-02-19T20:50:22+00:00July 2nd, 2016|savoury|0 Comments

SPICED ARONIA BERRY CHUTNEY

SPICED ARONIA BERRY CHUTNEY 2kgs Aronia Berries (washed) 2kgs Cooking Apples (peeled and chopped) 200gms Raisins 2tsps Ground Ginger 1tsp Ground Cinnamon 1tsps Ground Cloves 1/2 Cinnamon stick Zest and juice of one Orange Sea Salt 2kgs Sugar 1700ml White Vinegar Boil all ingredients for approximately 40 minutes till the fruit is soft and [...]

By |2017-02-19T20:50:23+00:00July 2nd, 2016|pickles, savoury|0 Comments

NAN’S PEAR CHUTNEY

NAN'S PEAR CHUTNEY My Nans Pear Chutney 3lbs Pears cored peeled and sliced (firm is fine, but not soft) 1lb onions peeled and chopped 1lb green tomatoes thinly sliced 1/2 lb stoned raisins (chopped) 1/2lb celery chopped - 1 1/2 lbs Demarara Sugar 1/4tsp cayenne pepper 1/4tsp ground Ginger 1/2oz salt 5 peppercorns in [...]

By |2017-02-19T20:50:23+00:00July 2nd, 2016|pickles, savoury|0 Comments