Show me a child that doesn’t love cookies…my three were eagerly anticipating the beep of the oven to let them no these mouth watering cookies were ready today. Ingredients – Makes 25 100g/4oz softened butter 75g/3oz soft brown sugar 75g/3oz caster sugar 1 egg ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon vanilla essence 225g/8oz plain flour… Continue reading Chocolate Chunk Cookies
I’m still on my quest to get my family eating only homemade bread, and it’s going quite well I have to say. These bread rolls are perfect for lunchboxes, picnics, barbecues etc. They are so fresh and are so much nicer than anything I have ever bought. Ingredients Makes 8 good size round rolls but… Continue reading Bread Rolls
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