Category Archives for Recipes

Orange Curd

O range Curd You will need: 3 large oranges 1 lemon 1 lb castor sugar 6 eggs (beaten) 4 oz butter (unsalted)  Peel the zest from one of the oranges and the lemon – I use a potato peeler rather than a zester as it will all be going in the food processor anyway) Add the zest […]

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Food Yoga – no sweat

Come on food – feel the burn! When it comes down to it, we all want pretty similar things from our food.  Personally, I want meals that are; TASTY- obvs. CHEAP – especially now, while I’m on maternity leave HEALTHY – well, I’ve got 2 growing boys to think about, a husband who would eat nothing but sweets […]

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Recipe: Banana Custard Loaf

Banana Custard Loaf Ingredients  2 over ripe bananas 2 eggs 100g vanilla sugar (made by adding a few vanilla pods to a packet of castor sugar) 75g castor sugar 1tbs Sailor Jerry’s rum (or normal rum) 100mls pouring custard 225g self-raising flour 1tsp baking powder Turn the oven on to 180C Mash the bananas into […]

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Simple pleasures – just add harissa

I must confess, that after the initial excitement of setting up my blog, I have been putting off the scary first post.  It feels like it should be something big and important, a bold statement that tells you what I’m all about and why you should want to keep reading and coming back for more. […]

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