Tag: Cookies, Biscuits, Bites

All about Halloween in the heart of the Mediterranean …..

Halloween is here and this is one of the carved pumpkins made by Reuben’s team ! So what’s cooking today ? What do Reuben and his team have in store for Halloween ? Here is a peek view of what’s coming up today ! Reuben’s Halloween Risotto And his Smoked Duck and Pumpkin Salad And my Roasted Plum Crumble Pie And have a look … Read More All about Halloween in the heart of the Mediterranean …..

Ari’s Ultimate Quiche

Ari came to the window of my car and dropped a small foil packet into my lap saying very quickly that she wanted me to taste last night’s supper …. I nearly forgot about it until I felt quite hungry an hour later and returned to my car for my food supplies. I knew it would be something delicious as she is a fantastic … Read More Ari’s Ultimate Quiche

Fresh mint and caper scones

  These scones just out of my oven are delicious. I think the combination of flavors is a winner as you have the sweetness of the fresh mint, the distinct sharpness of the caper and lots of freshly ground black pepper. The caper retains its moisture and color after baking and the moistness in the scone gives it a very pleasing texture.   You … Read More Fresh mint and caper scones

Chili Bournville Chocolate Brownie in a Mug

So many blogs and tv chefs tell us about Chocolate Brownies in a Mug. At my mum’s today, my daughter had a craving for chocolate cake. So now I join all the other bloggers and tv chefs who have featured a brownie in a mug. And what a quick process it is…. from start to finish in under 5 minutes… Mixing the flour and … Read More Chili Bournville Chocolate Brownie in a Mug

Almond Snowdrops

Out of the oven freshly baked, melt-in-the-mouth, the lightest Almond Snowdrops. A perfect recipe, a dough so satiny that it is literally a pleasure to knead and to touch ! You must try them and I guarantee you will not be disappointed. You will need : 1 cup soft butter 1/2 cup icing sugar plus extra sugar for dusting 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup … Read More Almond Snowdrops