Venison Chilli

Venison Chilli

Why not stay at home this weekend and treat yourself to some restaurant-standard fare. This recipe for Venison Chilli by Rowley Leigh was published in the November 2020 issue of House & Garden magazine and…

Iced Christmas Biscuits
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Iced Christmas Biscuits

When a Biscuiteer catalogue arrived through my letterbox I was enchanted by the beautifully crafted iced Christmas biscuits. Inspired by the colourful collections I decided to set about making my own. The first challenge I…

Boozy Ice Cream

Boozy Ice Cream

This boozy ice cream always strikes me as the perfect après ski dessert, especially the toffee vodka variant. The following recipes are based on the originals from Wicked Puddings by John Tovey. Consider using the…

Half-Term Rock Cake Recipe

Half-Term Rock Cake Recipe

Rock cakes are a light, crumbly treat. They are best eaten whilst still warm. They’re really easy to make, and lots of fun for the children to join in too. Preparation time : less than…

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 800g pumpkin, peeled and roughly diced 700ml vegetable stock Freshly ground sea salt and black pepper Half a teaspoon cumin…

Chocolate & Beetroot Cake Recipe

Chocolate & Beetroot Cake Recipe

Our allotment has been full to bursting this year and for the first time I grew beetroot. I’ve used some in salads, and have also roasted some, Jamie Oliver style. Yum! Today, however, I decided…

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

I’ve had this recipe in my file for so long that I had forgotten where it had come from. The only reference was to “Blythe”… A quick bit of research this morning reveals that this…

No Cook Low Cal Tiramisu Recipe

No Cook Low Cal Tiramisu Recipe

No Cook Low Cal Tiramisu recipe – what’s not to like? This recipe originates from a Pinch of Nom, who claim to be the UK’s most visited food blog. I actually bought their first book…