Foraged Wild Garlic and Cheese Scones

I love the wild garlic season, this year I have made pesto and butter for the freezer as well as dumplings in a beef stew. I was a little nervous about trying to make scones as the last time I had a go they didn’t rise at all and were as hard as rocks. Actually…

Middle Eastern Maneesh Bread Recipe

So I can make basic bread recipes but I am no expert. My husband bought me Paul Hollywood’s bread book on kindle and I thought I would have a go at different one and try to challenge myself. This turned out so well, it was well risen, airy inside and soft in the middle. The…

Whole Wheat Bacon, Cheese, Olive and Sundried Tomato Loaf Recipe

I have been wanting to try a savoury bread for ages and managed to make one today. It was fun as I had the christmas playlist on so a perfect morning of baking and singing terribly. This bread didn’t disappoint, the salty textural flavoursome pancetta with a little yummy hit from the olives and sundried…

Fillet Steak and Stilton Pasty Recipe

So it’s national baking week so what could be better than a juicy tender flavoursome pasty? I made this more luxurious by using fillet steak and stilton rather than skirt steak and vegetables. It really did pay off the meat was so tender and it was deliciously juicy in the middle as the pastry kept…

Easy Homemade Whole Wheat Crackers Recipe

I always thought making my own crackers might be hard but I was so wrong it was so easy and they tasted amazing! I have wanted a Kenwood Chef mixer for ages and Paulie surprised me by coming home with one. I have been delighted so far, it makes baking so easy and I am…