How to Make Bruschetta – A Family Favourite

The tomatoes are amazing at this time of year as they’ve been out in the sun (hopefully) for long enough to develop a great taste! Cooking with tomatoes that you’ve grown yourself is brilliant but if you’re nervous about it or have a small space then I can highly recommend growing them in a hanging basket and using a variety…
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Pomegranate & Rose Christmas Door Wreath

Hello!So, after having Pomegranates drying in my kitchen for a week or so yesterday they were ready to be attached and made in to my Christmas door wreath for this year. The wreath is actually hanging from what is officially the back door but this is the door that everyone uses when they visit so it makes sense. They come…
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How to Make Quince Cheese (Membrillo)

I made Quince Cheese yesterday. I psyched myself up for a session by the stove, convinced that I’d be there for hours and end up having to throw my Maslin pan out as I’d made boiled sweets. But no! As you can see it turned out exactly how it should (albeit I should’ve used a smaller but deeper container to…
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Apple Crisp Breakfast Muffins

As you can see I have a glut of Apples and I’m cooking and baking with them constantly right now. These Apple Crisp Breakfast Muffins are sweet but a lot of the sweetness comes from the fruit and not sugar. Having said that the crispy topping is not so healthy but I imagine that these muffins will be eaten on…
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Apple Bread Recipe

It’s apple time again, can you believe it? I was really very lucky to have five apple trees in the garden that I had when I first made this Apple Bread. Armed with a tiny step ladder that I picked up from the outside of a house clearance, I’d head up the steps with my trug and twist the fruit…
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