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Vegan chocolate pancakes

With Pancake Day in mind, I fancied trying to make something vegan. I used my basic scotch pancake recipe and adjusted it! Matthew described these vegan chocolate pancakes as delicious then paused and said ‘delicious is not a strong enough word!’ High praise indeed! Ingredients 100g plain flour (mine is gluten free) 60g caster sugar 1 […]

Tomato and mushroom risotto (vegan!)

Sometimes I majorly impress myself! Cooking with wine always makes me feel very grown up and randomly I have gone off drinking red wine and needed to use it up! I decided to experiment with a risotto which I usually avoid making as Chris doesn’t eat rice and I often think it is too difficult. […]

Cheese frittata bites

This is a really quick and simple veggie treat which can be enjoyed hot or cold (perfect for picnics or party food!) Ingredients 4 eggs 6oz cheddar cheese 1-2 oz tomatoes, jalopenos, veggie sausage or ham, other vegetables (whatever you want!) Method OK chaps, this is tricky… Mix together the eggs and cheese and whatever […]

Matthew’s homework star biscuits

As promised in My Sunday Photo post this week, here is Matt’s biscuit recipe. I am so impressed by them: they are crisp and crunchy with a subtle flavour from the almonds. Ingredients 4oz SR flour 3oz butter or margarine 3oz caster sugar 3oz ground almonds splash of water extra flour for rolling out Method […]

Apple and custard pie

As promised on my latest #project365 post, here is the recipe for the delicious apple and custard tart which I made using the apples from our garden! It can be eaten warm, an hour after cooking or eaten cold and fully chilled in the fridge. Ingredients For the pastry 200g plain flour 100g  butter or […]