Greggs Cheese and Onion Slice

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I followed this recipe: I would recommend 2 medium potatoes is enough for 4 large pasties.I also added some hot and spicy cheese to one pasty. Ingredients list I would recommend: 2 medium potatoes1 large onion (fried gently for 10mins)100g Mature cheddar cheese1 TBSP Olive Oil1TBSP Butter1 Eggsalt and pepper to taste Baked in a …

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Danish Cookies

I really fancied some these cookies xmas 2020. The ones you buy in the blue tins just don’t seem to have the rich butter taste they used to. These were more difficult than I imagined and it took several attempts to get the pattern baked. It turns out I just didn’t have the correct piping …

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Greggs Chicken Pasty

So Greggs published the ingredients with no measurements to make their chicken pasty I decided to have ago and apart from being too salty it was excellent! I didn’t write down the measurements and bought ready made puff pasty. I will make it again one day and remember to write down some measurements. The …

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Mediterranean Scones

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Delia’s recipe I tried 3 recipes and this is a keeper, it is a lovely scone for a picnic or even with soup. I followed Delia’s recipe but tweaked it slightly to suit want ingredients I had: 225g SR flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp chilli cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp Mustard Powder 1 …

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It took me two years of browsing Amazon before I finally bit the bullet of buying another gadget! My only regret is that I wish I had bought one earlier! I tried several recipes out and none were quite right. In the end I made up my own: Makes about six in my machine: 1TBSP …

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Cornish Pasties

This bake was inspired by my pirate cornish friend who kept making them, so I thought I would give it ago! I have since made quite a few batchs. I have used this recipe for the traditional cornish pasties and they are delicious. I have also made alternative fillings such as lamb & mint with …

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Spelt Cheese Muffins


Ingredients 2 Cups of Self Raising Flour 2 Cups of grated mature cheddar 2 Cups of milk 1 pinch of salt 2 teaspoons English Mustard Powder 1 pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)   Sift the dry ingredients and mix in the cheese and milk.  Do not over mix.  Butter the muffin trays and scoop in …

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Dan Tart with shortcrust pastry


Chinese Egg Tarts using Christine’s recipe: I have tried baking these using ready rolled puff pastry and it works just as well, although the puff takes a bit longer to cook. The secret to these tarts is the oven temperature.  I have found that baking these using the bottom heat only ption without the …

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