Crumble lid

Rather than having a pastry lid for a pie you can always use a crumble lid. We are all familiar with apple and other fruit crumbles, but you can use a savoury crumble for vegetable, meat or fish dishes. Ingredients … Continue reading

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Home Made Beef-Burgers

In view of the recent news that Tesco’s economy beef-burgers are not made of pure beef – Who’d of guessed?  How often have you seen a pack of burgers and thought that were too cheap – well now you know … Continue reading

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Bread Making

I enjoy eating my home made bread – but it can be very time consuming – so I bought a bread maker – great!  But actually it is still not as good as home made traditional bread, so I use … Continue reading

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Italian Poached Eggs

I saw the recipe for Eggs in Hell by Mario Batali  but I am not a great fan of hot food – I sometimes think that we have peppers and chile with everything today – but it inspired me to … Continue reading

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Growing Grapes Outdoors

Grapes Grapes have been grown in the UK since Roman times and there are many locations that are not dissimilar to those regions of France and Germany where commercial production of wines is a viable business.  However to produce grapes … Continue reading

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