Min’s Marzipan Dimples…

I have always loved, loved, loved Marzipan and so I decided to give making my own a go….ย  It couldn’t ย be easier! I literally just took a small bag of ground almonds (250gm) and mixed it into a malleable thick paste by adding some almond oil, (about 3-4 tablespoons.) I wanted to add a delicate…

Stargazey soupย 

I just made this today because I was playing around with my petit four cutters and some stray carrots (I know too much time on my hands right?) I love making soups, especially in the winter, you can use up all the odd bits of pasta and rice and veggies you have knocking around and…

Pesto for the people.

This pesto recipe is a doddle, experiment with different nuts, because they all lend such a different depth of flavour. Cashew Pesto. With the addition of Nutrional Yeast this has a mild creamy almost cheesey taste to it. 2 Bunches of basil 2 cloves of garlic Salt and pepper to taste Olive oil (add as you…

Persian pudding pots.

This was a total experiment that was inspired by some dried rose petals we had left in the kitchen from another meal and a visit to our local Indian corner store. I wanted to make a sort of Persian/ Indian inspired milk pudding with so I just went free style and was so pleased with…

Of baking and suchlike…

When I was a kid I loved baking I loved making cakes and biscuits and a mess in the kitchen in general, I thought I wasย the bomb. No icing bag? Who needs one? I’ll just Cellotape this one lonely nozzle I found lurking in the back of the cutlery drawer to this plastic bag with…