Category Ingredients

Crab Apples

Now being a person that likes activities that involve grubbing around I love foraging. While litter picking in the park the other day I spotted that a familiar crab apple tree was bursting with fruit. I made up my mind…

Lemon Drizzle Cake

One of the reasons that we are keen cooks is that we like to know what’s in our food. So today, in the spirit of sharing a recipe with just good honest ingredients I thought I’d provide instructions for the…

Yoghurt Maker

I’ve unretired my yoghurt maker. It was lurking in the back of a kitchen cupboard gathering dust at the threat of being decluttered. However I gave it one final chance a few months back. I’m glad I did. It’s so…

Buying in Bulk

Just before the start of the first COVID-19 lockdown we panic bought flour. I’ll make a feeble excuse and say that we weren’t jumping on the baking bandwagon. Hot Stuff and I have been making our own bread for years.…

Di-dough

This is my living breathing sourdough starter. Di-dough has a nameless predecessor who I managed to kill by starvation. I neglected the poor beastie during the time when Hot Stuff and I were commuting between homes. No wonder I forgot…