Last week when my other half travelled for a long weekend I was left with half a stale loaf that would go to waste if I didn’t do something about it. I ended up making breadcrumbs with it and bread chips with the off cuts. Breadcrumbs Ingredients Stale bread Method Preheat the oven to 150° fan. Cut off the crust of the bread, cut in small pieces about 1-2 cm in size. Process in a food processor for 2-3 minutes until there aren’t and big pieces left. Place the breadcrumbs in a
The other night I revisited one of my favourite, poğaça these little cheese stuffed pastry pockets. I made them for my other half to take with him as snacks while he is travelling. They keep well gor a few days of course if they last that long. Here is the recipe. Ingredients Pastry 350 gr plain flour 50 gr wholemeal rye flour 50 gr butter, cold and cut into small cubes 1 tablespoon caster sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder Pich of salt 2 eggs (save 1 yolk for egg wash) 100ml veg
This is my take on honey&co’s cookies from their book “At home” recipe also available online at Financial Times website. I found dried Turkish morello cherries last week in supermarket and decided to give these cookies an other try. I made them once before when we were climbing snowdon as a snack. I reduced the sugar a lot but I think there’s still scope to reduce it more. I am planning to make an other version for me sweetened with dates or xylitol and using dark chocolate,
Roast chicken with braised celery and carrots, yesterday’s Sunday roast.
I made it to use up the huge celery that was lingering around the fridge. It’s a recipe I came across at @bbcgoodfood years ago and made over and over again. Here is how I make it nowadays; Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil 400 gr celery, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 4 bay leaves 3-4 thyme sprigs 6 garlic cloves, skin left on 600ml chicken stock 1 large chicken Method Heat the oven to 180° fan. Heat 2 t