Monthly Archives: March 2013

Oven Braised Fennel

Happy Easter to you all. We are off to Brisbane for Easter with our son and his wife. Hope to gather a few more recipes. Ingredients 4 fennel bulbs 150 mls 5 fl ozs vegetable stock 1 Tblsp thyme 4 … Continue reading

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Shepherdless Pie or Cottage Pie

Our friend Peat in Spain wrote to say they were having ‘shepherdless pie’ for supper and it reminded me to look out a long forgotten recipe. Ingredients 1 Tblsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped 1 … Continue reading

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Onion Gravy

My nephew has been staying with us and he never eats onions because he remembers the slimy repulsive mess from school diners. I have cooked onions in a variety of forms and he has taken them from the serving dish … Continue reading

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Potato Scones

Good accompanying a main course or a salad. The Grandchildren love them with strawberry jam. Ingredients 11/2 Lbs 700 gms floury freshly boiled potatoes 6 ozs 175 gms plain wholemeal flour salt Method Crush and sieve the potatoes onto a … Continue reading

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Sweet Cucumber Pickle

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Sweet Cucumber Pickle

My husband, who likes to make pickles and chutneys; bottles the ingredients cold, puts the bottles into a pressure cooker and takes them to pressure for five to ten minutes, but the methods given works well for me. This recipe … Continue reading

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Caramelised Onion Recipe 2

I have blogged Caramelised Onion in my Mejadra Recipe but this recipe is slightly different and worth a place. Caramelised Onion adds the gourmet touch to meals. Ingredients 2 red onions (any type of onion has sugar in it and … Continue reading

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