Easy apple pie

Easy apple pie

Hot apple pie with a big dollop of jersey cream says winter comfort food like little else. This is one you will make time and time again. Making apple pie is as therapeutic as it is delicious so set aside the time, get your mind right and the process of making apple...
Kung Pao chicken

Kung Pao chicken

A hot and spicy Chinese classic that you will not be able to keep your chopsticks out of. What you need 500 skinless chicken breasts cubed 1 tablespoon maizena 2 spring onions chopped 2 Tablespoons chili-garlic paste 4 dry red chilies halved 1 teaspoon finely grated...
Rice pudding

Rice pudding

This is another of those special winter desserts. Drizzle with a little Maple syrup if you have, it makes all the difference. Hot Desserts are your best friend in winter and you are going to want to try this one and one of the others. If you love the warm feeling as...
Hot lemon sponge pudding

Hot lemon sponge pudding

Its a light warm lemon delight that is perfect to finish off your Sunday lunch. What you need 60g soft butter 250g caster sugar 4 eggs separated 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest 50g self-raising flour 350ml milk 80ml lemon juice Icing sugar The process In a large...

Tender winter lamb

Tender, falling to pieces garlic lamb that is the epitome of winter meals and food for the gods. What you need 1.5kg deboned lamb shoulder Course salt olive oil Palm of chopped rosemary Palm of chopped parsley Juice of 1 lemon 6 cloves of garlic crushed 2 onions...

Peanut brittle

These are real treats and perfect for school lunch boxes, make peanut brittle and have it around the house in broken bits for any time snacks. I love peanut brittle but you can use walnuts or almonds for a different brittle. I have also been known to toss in some...
Steamed chocolate pudding

Steamed chocolate pudding

This is something to behold, its a kind of souffle, perfect pudding for all chocolate lovers. this chocolate recipe is not for the faint hearted, I burnt myself getting it out.. The anticipation and the smells in the kitchen made me lose my head I tell you. Could that...
Yoghurt ice cream

Yoghurt ice cream

This is a little something special which goes very well with Hot desserts or just on its own. Try it with the improved Malva pudding. This is a real grans recipes from way back that takes a little time and patience but is so worth it. What you need 1 cup cream 1x 225g...

Malva pudding improved

Don’t let winter pass without enjoying this outrageously decadent and delicious malva pudding at least once! (serves 6-8 people) What you need 1 cup castor sugar 2 eggs 1 tablespoon smooth apricot jam 1 and a quarter cups cake flour 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of...

Sago pudding

Would you believe that those delightful little pearls are from the crushed seeds of this palm. Sago reminds me of Grandma’s old style cooking and is best served hot with some heavy cream and a little honey. baked Sago pudding is one of those comfort desserts...