kitchen

  • Drop Scone Pancakes

    It’s Pancake Day, and Bean has set out his desires for both breakfast and lunch to be pancake-based this year. he prefers the thick, fluffier pancakes; not being so fond of the thin crepe style pancakes that I might have with lemon juice and sugar. It suits me that he likes the small pancakes, though,…

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  • Gingerbread Man Mince Pies

    These are my favourite mince pies. The stem ginger lifts and freshens the mincemeat, and the gingerbread pastry makes the pies taste as warm as a Christmas Eve in front of the fire.

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  • No Rush, No Stress Marmalade

    This marmalade method takes 2-3 days to complete, but the extra time takes away a lot of the rush and makes the whole process more controlled

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  • Slow Cooked Stifado

    Slow cooked stifado with herby cheese dumplings.

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  • Jurassic Bake

    As Bean is about to turn 8 in a few days, I am doing my annual round of making and baking. I asked what theme this year’s cake might take, and have been told that Jurassic World, from the Jurassic Park series of films, is this year’s mini obsession, so along with the cake I…

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  • Gingernut Biscuits

    Very crunchy, small biscuits with characteristic crackled tops.

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