• Baking

    Sourdough Pita

    I’ve been doing quite well with my bakers yeast based pita (making a batch every other week) but the sourdough way of life tends to take over and so it’s time to try out a new recipe.

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    Cornflake Tart

    This is one of my husband’s favourites, and whereas I wasn’t keen on shop bought versions I must admit I really like my own, possibly because I do the pastry thinner.

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    Sourdough Muffins

    Well it had to happen, my daughter’s love of muffins and my search on how to use sourdough has combined. I found this great recipe here

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    Grandma’s Lemon or Orange Cordial

    I can’t remember when my mum started making this. I must have drunk barrels worth of the stuff over the years. She used to make ice lollies out of it in the summer and the best hot honey and lemon when I was poorly.

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    So I got a butternut squash…

    I love butternut squash, unfortunately I’m the only one here who does. So when I get one it’s a mix of “Mine all mine” and “how am I going to eat all this?” So I batch cook, mainly soup. However last week I was very ambitious in my purchasing (and I should have taken a picture of the monster squash before I cut it in half

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    Sourdough Crumpets

    The only “downside” to having is sourdough is you have to keep using it! Yes I know I could put it in the fridge but I’m not very good at remembering to take it out in time when I need to use it.

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    Sourdough Rolls

    I made these yesterday and not only did all 18 rolls go in less than 24 hours, I was asked to make some more. It’s another over-night bread recipe

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    Heather Cream

    It doesn’t seem right calling it Irish as I normally use Scotch. I started making this just before Christmas last year and have done 4 or 5 batches now.