Savoury rhubarb and ginger jam

Always one to try something new, I spotted this recipe while researching what to make with my rhubarb yesterday, so gave it a go! The original recipe is here. It’s quick to prep and cook, which is always a bonus!  Here’s a picture of the ingredients in a pan. What changes did I make and…

Spiced ginger and rhubarb cake

I absolutely love rhubarb but hubby hates it!   I’ve tried this year to make some savoury items with it too, in the hope that we’d find something we both liked, but that’s sadly not worked for him.  All the better for me though, I can make what I like with it now and don’t have…

Hard graft!

Despite the constant rain and general sludginess of the garden, the workmen arrived to work on next door’s garden today.  They are scraping off all their soil and making a driveway and in the meantime taking down the fence between us and replacing it. This also meant that all plants along that fence were going. …

Vegan haggis and rumbledethumps!

It’s very hard to make vegetarian haggis look attractive on the plate!  Here’s a picture of it before cooking though which is much more appealing! It is worth the effort, honest. This is a lovely recipe from “Emma’s Little Kitchen” and the recipe should you like to see is available if you click here.  It…

Beef and Stilton pie

I think this may have been the best beef pie I’ve made yet!  I found a wonderful recipe online from Jamie Oliver’s site and it’s Warwick Davis’ steak and Stilton pie, which will be linked in a mo! The pastry is a quick suet and self raising flour affair, with a good egg wash and…