Baking

Peach Crumble

Himself has a liking for fruit crumbles, so having some lovely peaches sitting pretty in the fruit bowl, I decided to indulge………everyone deserves a treat after all Ingredients for four individual crumbles 4oz Plain Flour ¼ Tsp Cinnamon ¼ Tsp All Spice 4oz Brown Sugar 4oz Butter, cubed 4 Peaches, stoned & sliced ½ Tsp Cinnamon 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract …

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Cakes

Rhubarb Cakes

I made rhubarb cakes this morning as I had some left over from making my rhubarb chutney There was a bit of work involved in these but it was worth it as they turned out great. The cake is lovely  and soft & the Rhubarb Jam filling is delicious Ingredients-for 12 cakes For the jam: (the jam recipe is adapted from …

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Lunch

Rhubarb Chutney

My brother in law very kindly gave us a lovely selection of his home grown produce today that included a lovely bunch of rhubarb. Having a lovely piece of ham boiling away on the hob for salads, I decided to make a Rhubarb Chutney instead of the usual tart or crumble. The recipe I used is adapted from Nigella Lawson’s …

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Baking, Bread

Edward Hayden’s Brown Bread

I had the pleasure of attending a cookery demonstration by the lovely Edward Hayden in Wexford yesterday. He produced the most mouth-watering Lemon, Ginger & Passion Fruit Cheesecake, some wonderful White Chocolate & Raspberry Muffins, his fabulous Brown Bread & the most delicious Pesto I have ever tasted. He gave a great demonstration & is charming, witty and very talented. …

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