This was one of the staples that my mum used to make for special occasions – the other was éclairs. They are really easy to make and can be made in a few hours.
A school classmate gave me this recipe way back in 1987 or 1988. This has been my ‘party piece’ since then, though, since it is a lot of work to make, I don’t make it very often any more.
A very old recipe for flapjacks, with added seeds for use on long training cycles and reduced sugar to be suitable for children.
Oatmeal Shortbread Cookies
An irresistible oats based shortbread cookies and super easy to make. Warning – once you start eating them it can be hard to stop!
Bulmers is a super premium cider
When I am in my local Tesco I like to take a quick browse through the beer aisle to see if there are any bargains. I am a big fan of Bulmers cider, even having a ‘Bulmers’ custom license plate while I lived in California and custom ‘Bulmers’ t-shirts made. I have always felt that […]
Brooklodge Spice Rub – on hake!
A few years ago a stallholder at a Farmleigh Food Market recommended Brooklodge Spice Rub (it was ‘Steak Rub’ back then). Any time I cooked steak I would put a few pinches on either side before cooking. The cooked steak did not need any condiments, no salt, no steak sauce, no nuthin. It was fantastic […]