It’s always lemon meringue pie, why is it always lemon meringue pie? Don’t get me wrong, I love lemon meringue pie to bits.
I’m not as obsessive as Nigel Slater and his step mother in Toast (brilliantly depicted by Helena Bonham Carter and Freddie Highmore) who memorably pitted themselves against each other making magnificent [Read on...]
The perfect recipe for left over roast chicken that you can make inside 30 minutes. The nights are drawing in and it’s that comfort food time of year again. [Read on...]
The perfect kids’ tea time baking project – let them mess about with puff pastry while you get the dinner on. [Read on...]
Ever since I made my steak and kidney mini pies in a 12 hole cupcake tin, I’ve been wondering if I could go smaller.
A home made bite size snack pie.
We see mini pies in supermarket party canape ranges often but rarely would we make them [Read on...]
and in particular the little pies on the cover. Using a 12 hole muffin tin they’re the dimensions of little pork pies and it amazes me it’s never occurred to me before to use the same tin for pies. [Read on...]
Missing Danger Mouse was bad enough but being unable to discuss Grange Hill in the playground next morning was miserable; the nadir being missing Danny Kendall dying in Mr. Bronson’s car. [Read on...]
Today’s Christmas Giveaway is for a set of Steenberg’s Christmas Spices Survival kit, Christmas Chai Tea and Steenberg’s Stollen Spice Blend. [Read on...]
The perfect Saint Patrick’s Day recipe: Rachel Allen’s Beef, Guinness and Anchovy Pie
Fourth installment of my series of five “Bake” by Rachel Allen recipes. Today I have made her Beef, Stout and Anchovy Pie with hot water pastry crust in honour of my fifth wedding anniversary. We’re [Read on...]