Almond is very popular in our household: frangipane, marzipan, macaroons (French, British and Spanish), amaretti and amaretto are all consumed here on a regular basis. For Valentine’s day I tried a Seville orange, almond and olive oil cake that I had seen online. It too was very popular and I made it…
Vanessa Kimbell put out a call to the food blogger community recently, asking for willing testers for the recipes in her next book, Prepped!. The concept is unique: every recipe leads to another one, linked by a flavour
Perfect for a leisurely lunch, the Dogs is a firm favourite. Their delightfully short menu has a new edition: Musselburgh Pie – perhaps one of the original surf and turf recipes?
New to gluten free cooking, I used Phil Vickery’s App to help me – how did I get on?
Something a little different for breakfast? Try making our recipe for Swedish saffron buns, known as Lussekatter
The ultimate Christmas decoration to me isn’t a Christmas tree but a gingerbread house. I remember listening outside the kitchen as a child while my mother swore and burned herself on the caramel used to put the house together.
What’s in season in November? Tips for those who love to cook and eat out in Scotland.
How to make Turkish delight – make sure you’re prepared it is sticky, very sticky
Black lentils. It doesn’t sound great, does it? You’ll be surprised. These pulses are fabulously flavourful, an attractive dark colour and surprisingly versatile. I’m a little obsessed with them at the moment. They are aromatic, with hints of cinnamon and cloves. I imagine that they are good for all kinds…
Do you love or hate mincepies? Rather than the dry old shop bought ones, make your own mincemeat this year.