Filo rolls

Well I was somewhat hungry this afternoon, which made for a creative result in the evening meal department!! Filo pastry is one of those things best bought ready made. It’s very easy to use and comes in a roll, which can be found in the refrigerator department of any sizeable food store. To use, you’ll […]

Multi root veg mash

Just chop up a selection of root vegetables. Here I’ve used potatoes, carrots and parsnips. Cut the more dense veggies smaller than the ones that will be quicker to cook. Cover with salty water and boil until soft. Drain, add butter and mash

Pie topping

When making a potato topping for your choice of pie ( cottage, shepherds or for the above Quorn). Try adding other veg to the mash. I’ve used a selection of root vegetables and some mixed frozen veg. Mash as normal, top the pie, bake. Then top with a little cheddar cheese for the last 5 […]

Pie topping

When making a potato topping for your choice of pie ( cottage, shepherds or for the above Quorn). Try adding other veg to the mash. I’ve used a selection of root vegetables and some mixed frozen veg. Mash as normal, top the pie, bake. Then top with a little cheddar cheese for the last 5 […]

Food from my fridge

I very rarely use a cookery book. My meal making comes from my need to eat and what I have in my fridge, cupboard and freezer. Always in that order. Mixed Root Vegetables Mash Take any root veg, scrub, chop ( the more dense veg like swede and carrot cut smaller) place in a large […]

Cabbage meal

Serves two Place one sliced red onion, 2oz of chopped bacon, the best local farm bacon you can buy, one desert apple chopped and cored but leaving the skin on. Chopped cabbage, about half. Stir in a pan with a bit of vegetable oil. I boiled some potatoes with skins on, from the veg box […]

Chocolate Eclair awakening. .

It’s been a long time since I made choux pastry. So long my grownup children were still in primary school!! I didn’t plan on making anything today, possibly an evening meal but nothing special. I dreamt of chocolate last night, chocolate eclairs to be precise, why, I have no idea. New eggs were delivered with […]