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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 […]

Lidl shopping haul and gluten free bargains

Last week I ventured to our local Lidl. I was AMAZED. I normally visit only to see what the weekly special offers are rather than investigate the groceries so had no idea what a great range they have available. I have to highlight the vegetable lasagne. It is vegetarian and gluten free and it is […]

White chocolate souffle

I had some white chocolate to use up after making my white chocolate and blueberry mousse so I started playing around with ideas for a souffle. I’d never made one before so wasn’t sure what to expect. Most recipes online are for dark chocolate versions so I have no idea if mine is comparable but […]

Mini pizza tarts

I was looking for a savoury option for a picnic and decided to play around with pizza flavours instead of trying mini quiches. They were yum and can be eaten hot or cold 🙂 Ingredients 4oz plain flour 2oz hard marge or butter 1 egg splash of water homemade or shop bought tomato pizza sauce […]