Mince Pies! One of my all-time favourite British holiday treats! Fruity, spicy, rich, and encased in beautiful buttery pastry, what could be better! So naturally the best DIY gift for this Christmas is definitely a jar of homemade mince pie filling! (I can’t bring myself to call it mincemeat…to me…that still means beef.) ANYWAY, there […]
This hummus is quick, and easy to make, and tastes so fresh it’s sure to brighten up any weekday lunch or snack! Total time: 5 minutes 1 can, Chickpeas (drained) 1 clove, Garlic (grated) 30 grams, Fresh Basil 4-5 tablespoons, Olive Oil 2 tablespoon, Tahini 1 teaspoon, Tomato Paste 1/4 teaspoon, Smoked Paprika Juice of […]
Cake: 300 grams or 1 1/2 cups, Sugar (Caster or Granulated) 1, Can of Cola (330 ml & room temperature) 90 grams or 6 tablespoons, Vegetable Shortening (Stork or Crisco) 90 ml, Vegetable Oil 5 tablespoons, Fresh Espresso ( Substitute: instant espresso powder, and hot water) 1 1/2 teaspoons, Baking Powder 1/2 cup or 50 […]
Ingredients 1 can, Chickpeas, drained Juice of 1 Lemon 3-5 tablespoons, Olive Oil (depending on how much juice comes from your lemon!) 1/2 teaspoon, Salt or to taste 1 clove, Garlic, grated Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blitz! Best served at room temperature.
6 Bramley or Granny Smith apples (or a mixture of cooking and eating apples- you will just need to adjust the sugar) 1.5 tablespoons, Pumpkin Pie Spice (Use your favourite kind of have a look at my version) 1 cup or 200 grams, Caster/ Granulated Sugar (or to taste!) Peel, core, and […]
Serves: 2 Total time: 45 minutes 2 Bell Peppers 2 Red Onions 1/4 cup, Apricots 1/4 cup, Raisins 1 tablespoon, Rad El Hanout seasoning 1 teaspoon, Cumin 100 grams of uncooked cous cous 2 tablespoons, Olive Oil Lemon, a good squeeze! Salt, to taste Pre-heat over to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F. Finely […]
10 teaspoon, Cinnamon 8, 1/2 teaspoons, Ginger 8 1/4 teaspoons, Nutmeg 8, 1/8 teaspoons, Cloves All spices must be ground. Place spices in a bowl, and mix together well. Take an old spice jar, label it, and fill it up! This mixture makes about 30 grams in total.
1 cup of sugar 1 vanilla pod Multiply ingredients as needed Pour sugar into a mason jar or any leftover airtight jar, cut the vanilla pod lengthwise, and pop it in with the sugar, pushing it down into the jar. Close, and give the jar a good shake. Leave to flavour for a couple […]
Serves: 4 Time: 20 minutes prep 2.5 hours cooking time Ingredients 1 medium onion (diced) 2 sticks of celery (diced) 1 clove of garlic (finely grated) 2 ripe, in season tomatoes (chopped) *can replace with a can of chopped tomatoes 1000 grams of tomato passata 4 bay leaves 1 tsp of oregano 1/4 tsp of […]
Grease your 9-10 inch round, or rectangular tart tin (with a removable bottom) liberally with butter, and set aside. Pastry: 150 grams or 1 1/4 cups self-raising or all purpose flour 2 grams or 1/2 teaspoon salt 15 grams or 1 tablespoons sugar 75 grams or 5 tablespoons of softened unsalted butter 75 grams or […]