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    Rhubarb Jelly & Custard

    There’s one thing I love as the Summer starts to wind down and that’s the amount of gorgeous fruit that we see pouring into greengrocers, rhubarb for example! I’ve always loved rhubarb and my Grandmother used to grow it, we’d have lashings of stewed rhubarb and custard or rhubarb crumble, simply gorgeous! It’s so sweet, tangy and comforting! I missed out on the Elderflower season, I really wanted to make lashings of cordial to see me through the winter, ‘Elderflower Prosecco’ made with well….Prosecco and one part cordial, delish! I got really excited when I saw it in Ikea and tried it out but it wasn’t great. So I went…

  • craft,  food

    Recipe: Home Made Butter

    We love trying our hands at making our own! We’ve brewed our own beer, wine, made our own spaghetti, ravioli…..and even butter! I’ve my husband to thank for this and it couldn’t be easier, his parents are always dropping hints for a slab of it, so we usually barter for one of Ryan’s Mother’s loaves of fresh bread. Have you ever had your Mother or Grandmother tell you off while whipping cream “DON’T TURN THAT INTO BUTTER!!”? Well that’s exactly what it is, the only ingredient, Double (heavy) cream and 1/2 teaspoon of salt which is optional but will also help preserve the butter! Just buy the biggest tub you…