My daughter is developing a real interest in cooking & baking. Today she wanted to make ‘Super Chocolate Brownies’, having seen them on Donal Skehan’s new, and very good, show, Kitchen Hero. The recipe for the brownies can be found here: http://www.rte.ie/food/2011/0530/superchocolatebrownies.html Here she is in action 🙂 Melting butter & Chocolate Adding vanilla extract… Continue reading Chloé Cooks
Apple Pie, one of the simplest, tastiest all time desserts, and a firm favourite with many people. This one I made is from Jamie Oliver’s, ‘Jamie’s Dinners’, however whilst he uses a mixture of eating & cooking apples in his recipe I used just cooking. It’s a great recipe & very adaptable. Ingredients Pastry… Continue reading Jamie Oliver’s Apple Pie!
My son adores Lemon Madeira Cake. It’s the one cake he was requested time and again since he discovered it when he was knee-high to a grasshopper. That little boy of yesteryear is towering over me now, not so little but still with simple tastes. This cake is a great all-rounder. It has less sugar… Continue reading Lemon Madeira Cake
My son has been asking me to make him some Gingerbread Biscuits, which has surprised me as he’s a VERY fussy eater, bland & white are the two words which spring to mind when I think about his diet. Needless to say, it can get very frustrating, however as he requested them, I obliged and… Continue reading Gingerbread Biscuits
This is my Mam’s Brown Bread recipe, she made this every week without fail and there was always a few loaves in the freezer. No matter what events were occurring in the local community, be it the local field day, a fundraising bake sale or a charity coffee morning, she always got requests for her… Continue reading My Mam’s Brown Bread