Strong Complex Wheat has been a problem for me for quite some time and recently I have had to eliminate spelt from my diet ….. So that leaves me with all things Gluten Free. Rather than lament the baked goodies I have made and enjoyed over the years I have decided to embrace my… Continue reading Yummy Cheese and Leek Tart ….and its Gluten Free!
Just love this lemon, coconut unbaked slice … perfect for the hot weather and deliciously rich enough to have just one square with coffee … if you can limit yourself! First line a 7-8″ square pan ( or similar ) with non stick bake paper Ingredients: 375 gm pack of Arnotts shortbread biscuits… Continue reading Lemon Coconut Slice
Making mouth watering marmalade or plum or apricot jam from your own home grown fruit is an art that I have practised for decades. There are a number of tricks and tips that I will share with you but if you are new to this process then start with something very reliable like grapefruit marmalade.… Continue reading Making Preserves the Old Fashioned Way
My Lavender Harvest: When I was setting out my garden I chose warm sunny borders to plant english lavender. This is the best lavender to harvest for culinary and potpouri use. Now mature, it took a couple of years for it to start to ‘hedge’ with regular clipping in Summer and Autumn. In winter it… Continue reading Lavender Harvest