In my quest to lose some weight before the wedding at the end of May I turned to Madeline Shaw’s Get The Glow in the library. There she was smiling smugly on the cover with a bowl of something leafy so I guessed this Overnight Oats recipe that immediately caught my eye whilst flicking through wouldContinue reading “Overnight Oats”
Yesterday I did a big roast chicken dinner and what better to follow a roast on a cold January evening than apple crumble with a hint of Christmas. To my usual apple crumble I added around 200g of mincemeat that I had languishing in the fridge and it made a very nice addition.
After chatting with my cousin last month regarding his flapjack disasters, he reminded me how tricky I found flapjacks when I was tasked with making them for the first time for the stall I baked for. I think it took me 5 attempts to end up with the following recipe and I learnt the hardContinue reading “Possibly the Best Buttery Sultana Flapjacks”
My late summer foraging gained me over a kilo of blackberries that are slowly being depleted from their freezer home as crumble and porridge season begins. I like my crumble with tart fruit to counter the sweet and crunchy oaty topping but feel free to add more sugar to taste if you prefer it sweeter.Continue reading “Apple & Blackberry Crumble”
Having just returned from a fabulous break in Edinburgh at the Fringe festival and picking bags upon bags of plump blackberries from my neighbours wall – which are now stocked up in the freezer until crumble season is upon us – I wanted to attempt a twist on a classic Scottish dessert. Traditionally, cranachan isContinue reading “Blackberry Cranachan”
I really believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day and porridge with dates, apricots and cinnamon is what sets me up the best but in summer it’s not really an option. Bircher is a cold summer porridge and it’s essential ingredients of oats, fruit juice, grated apple and yogurt are a lovelyContinue reading “Summer Berry Bircher Muesli”