Easy Bake Biscuits

I recently baked these biscuits, following the recipe on All Recipes: http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/7517/easy-biscuits.aspx Photo credit: All Recipes The perfect easy biscuits to bake with young children on a cold, windy afternoon!   Ingredients Serves: 5 100g unsalted butter, softened 50g caster sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 175g plain flour, plus extra for dusting Method 1. Preheat … Continue reading Easy Bake Biscuits


Chocolate Week 15th – 21st October 2018

Are you cooking  or baking anything special for Chocolate Week this year? Chocolate Week promotes all things chocolate - the cocoa farmers, the artisan chocolatiers, the chocolate companies, and of course, the delicious flavour and variety of chocolate products.   I'm planning on making something sweet and chocolatey to celebrate this themed food week... maybe … Continue reading Chocolate Week 15th – 21st October 2018

Banana and Scottish Strawberry Loaf Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Banana and Scottish Strawberry Loaf Cake with Chocolate Ganache  The first banana bread recipe I made was one by Jack Monroe (find it here: https://cookingonabootstrap.com/2015/08/11/vegan-banana-bread-recipe/)  It's a great recipe, and I used it as an idea to develop this fruity loaf cake. If you want to use fresh Scottish strawberries, you'll just catch the end … Continue reading Banana and Scottish Strawberry Loaf Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Zero Waste Week

For zero waste week, I thought I'd revisit one of my earlier recipes for Fruity Almond Bread and Butter Pudding. https://cookingenmicocina.wordpress.com/2018/04/15/fruity-almond-bread-and-butter-pudding/ I made up this recipe to use some stale almond pastries, but it's easily adapted to use up dry croissants, raisin bread, or just plain stale bread, as in a traditional bread and butter … Continue reading Zero Waste Week