Lamb, peach and ginger pie

It's a dish I've cooked before, and it always works.  I sear the pieces of lamb in...

Pumpkin time

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

Season’s first pumpkin pie

I bought a small eating pumpkin, chopped it into small pieces after scooping out the seeds, boiled...

Tomato tart

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

Christmas pudding

I never make Christmas pudding myself because there are so many good ones on sale.  Among the...

Prawn and bacon quiche

Left over from the previous night's barbecue were 3 skewers of prawn and vegetables and a rasher...

Bramble and apple pie

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

Fruit compote – stewed plums

I make fruit compote with a base derived from my English summer puddings. Into a pan I...

Bramble and apple pie

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

Saumon en croute

I made salmon Wellington, aka saumon en croute, using puff pastry, and spreading green pesto over the...

A simple cheese soufflé

I took this recipe off the internet and made it for lunch. I melted 30g of butter...

Poached salmon with sautéed peppers & mushrooms

The red, yellow and green peppers and the mushrooms were left over from the previous night's barbecue,...
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