National Vegetarian Week 20th -26th May 2013 This recipe was submitted by a member of the Vegetarian Society and is very easy to follow. For more vegetarian recipes follow the link at the bottom of this page. Ruby's Cookie Pie Serves 12 (a little of this deliciously indulgent dessert goes a long way) Preparation time 30 minutes Cooking time 1 hour Can be vegan* Ingredients For the pie base: 110g dairy free margarine 250g plain flour 80g sugar 1 egg (*or … [Read more...]
Women's Thoughts Kitchen
Turn up the heat in the kitchen! We've got some fabulous recipes to share with you, for all occasions, seasons and reasons, that you'll really enjoy. Our household tips may not be quite as 'tasty', but nonetheless, you'll find them handy for tackling the domestic chores!
Summertime - birds, bees, buttercups and sunshine and that means it is time to enjoy some delicious cocktails! If you would like to mix your own cocktails then watch the video for an easy to follow lesson in making a Pom Pimms. This cocktail has a Pomegranate twist, is easy to make and will impress all those you serve it to. Should the sun not shine then make the cocktail anyway to brighten up an otherwise dull day! Check out our video below for a step by step guide to make a refreshing POM … [Read more...]
This Chocolate salami or Salame al Cioccolato, an italian sweetmeat is a lovely after-dinner replacement of the usual box of chocolates with your coffee. It is extremely rich, so slice thinly and serve with coffee and liqueurs. How To Make Chocolate Salami Ingredients:- 24 Petit Beurre biscuits, broken (Morning Coffee biscuits will do as well) 350g/12oz Plain chocolate broken into pieces 225g/8oz unsalted butter 60ml/4tbsp amaretto liqueur or cointreau 2 egg yolks 50g/2oz … [Read more...]
There’s nothing like a wedge of perfectly created French cheese at the end of a meal, but a slice or two of France’s finest can also be turned into a the basis of a classy and delicious main dish. To help you make the most of some of the best cheese on the planet, Vive le Cheese have teamed up with some of Britain’s finest chefs to create some mouth watering cheesy classics that you can make at home. In the following video, chef Dez Turland from Saunton Sands Hotel combines French … [Read more...]
Nettles are looked upon as nothing more than a harmful weed that if touched can cause a uncomfortable irritation to the skin. Did you know how versatile a plant this is for food, medicine and also in the garden? The young leaves on a nettle plant are used in cooking. Lady Ridley's Nettle Soup Ingredients: 1 lb potatoes ½ lb young nettles 2 oz butter 1½ pts chicken or vegetable stock sea salt & black pepper 4 tablespoons sour cream Method: Cook the peeled, chopped … [Read more...]