Bramble and apple pie

In Southern England the fruit is called blackberries and the bush brambles. In Scotland, however, and some...

Pumpkin time

I cut a pumpkin into segments after scooping out the seeds. After peeling them with a potato...

Quick pumpkin soup

I had one jar left of the pumpkin purée I'd made and frozen. I defrosted it and...

Bramble and apple pie

Still on my pie theme, this time I made bramble and apple pie. The bulges in the...

First season pumpkin pie

I lined a pie dish with my usual shortcrust pastry. The filling used about 400 gm of...

Cherry and apple pie

Punnets of cherries were going quite cheaply, so I bought one and stoned all the cherries with...

Captain Cat’s seasoning

Among my birthday presents was a tin of Captain Cat's seafood rub from Pembrokeshire in South Wales. ...

Wholewheat spaghetti

I do not often eat pasta. Occasionally I eat ricotta and spinach tortelloni, and sometimes in a...

Quick & easy cold lamb salad

This has to be one of the quickest to prepare. Cold lamb slices from yesterday's roast leg,...

Chicken casserole

It's not the most difficult dish.  Chicken pieces about half an inch square, seared on the stove...

Bacon and cheese omelet

I pre-cooked the bacon in a microwave and cut it into small pieces.  I whisked up two...

Tomato tart

The base is puff pastry rolled into a rectangle.  I use ready-made puff pastry because it's too...
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