Category Archives: Recipes

Summer in a glass…

A simple summery pud to finish off a birthday dinner for an old friend: summer fruits in a grown-up elderflower jelly. Fills 4-5 highball glasses. Put a bottle of prosecco or Blanquette de Limoux or any sparkling wine to chill … Continue reading

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Turkish eggs – cilbir

Having tasted this at Providores in London I had to find out how to make this ultimate comfort food! I’ve adapted it to as low-fat a version as possible in the past; today was not quite ‘go-for-broke’ but the rationing … Continue reading

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Festive GF Baking

A batch of Christmassy fruit & nut chocolatiness… Continue reading

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Pflaumenkuchen mit Streusel: plum crumble cake

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I wanted a traditional German Pflaumenkuchen recipe for the OH’s birthday last week when we had people coming to supper, and came across this one from ‘Sunday Hotpants’, complete with its own charming tale. It’s come via New Zealand, so it’s … Continue reading

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Seriously Spicy Plum “Glutney”

I clearly have yet to find a way of making a pan of chutney look appealing! I wanted to make some chutney to keep my husband happy as he is a lifelong hater of all things raisin-y, including currants & … Continue reading

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Marrow & Ginger Jam rediscovered…

A couple of hefty marrows came my way recently. For our transatlantic friends, that’s zucchini or squash, before you balk at the thought of bone marrow jam! This led me to go very retro… The first marrow I halved, baking … Continue reading

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