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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…

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    Pretty as a Peach

    How pretty are doughnut (Saturn) peaches!?  Beautiful oblong globes of velvety smooth sweetness and they smell divine too!! But there is the fact that they look like squishy little butt’s…  ohh but they’re so tasty!  Whenever I’m shopping, I can’t resist a punnet and most of the time, they’re hard and under ripe so most of the time I let them ripen and more often, completely  forgetting about them and they spoil… I was determined not to let this happen last week, they were just on the verge of becoming over ripe so I decided to bake them! I cut them in half, pulled out the little stones and placed…

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    Recipe: Coconut Macaroons

    It’s definitely the time of year to start baking Macaroon’s! I don’t have a sweet tooth but I do have a weakness for them, dense, moist, coconutty and not to mention chocolatey! I often see them in Christmas market’s around the country. I’m not sure when I had my first Macaroon, I vaguely remember some friends of Mum’s who were Middle Eastern, making these whenever we’d go to their house for a meal, but they were incredibly light- GORGEOUS! I’ve had a love ever since and I’ve been making them for years! My Stepdad is a New Yorker and through my teen’s, I’d often bake him a tray of them!…

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    Juicy Steak and Baked Vegetable Medley

    Okay, since it’s Friday, we’ll start with thee easiest and one of the yummiest recipes, this doesn’t require any skill whatsoever, just some preparation.   You always feel so healthy after a plate full of vegetables, and with sweet potatoes becoming so popular, this is one to satisfy everyone at the table. I love a good selection of colour and you can bake it on a tray or in a dish, it’s completely up to you! What you’ll need:  1 Red Pepper 1 Yellow Pepper 2 White Potatoes 1 Large Sweet Potato 2 Red Onions 4 Garlic Cloves 4 Carrots 1 Tbsp Olive Oil Salt & Pepper Feta Cheese Chilli…