Another win

I can be pretty cynical (you’ve probably not noticed or, if you have you’re far too polite to say) and for a couple of years I’ve held back from entering my products for awards. Mainly, because you have to pay to have them judged. AND it’s not cheap! But I’d be lying if I said…

Pickled Part 2

Lime Pickle…Part 2 Well, I managed to rinse the salt off this little lot of limes without losing too much flavour (boy was it salty) In the pan they went with some other stuff… (Here’s where I had to go back to the shops for some spices as my supply had mysteriously disappeared) Left it all…

Pickled

I love lime pickle. I didn’t always. I used to think it was really (chilli) hot but I realise now it’s just the saltiness of it. Almost every recipe I found seemed to want me to leave it standing on a sunny window sill for weeks but I’m not that patient. So, I was very…

Love cheese?

I’m beginning to get worried. We’re three weeks away from Christmas and not once have I had my ‘ it’s Christmas Day, where is the tree & why haven’t I bought any presents?’ dream. In fact I’m dangerously calm. I suspect the It’s Christmas Day, Where Is The Tree & Why Haven’t I Bought Presents?…

Jam Tart Recipe Books

If you only ever buy one recipe book…or maybe two

If there’s one thing I lack confidence in, it’s making things up from scratch. I need inspiration. I like taking an idea and running with it. It’s not always pretty! .A small selection of inspiration   I have a few recipe books for preserves.  OK, I have a lot of recipe books for preserves. Some…