Chocolate Coconut Bars

Chocolate Coconut Bars - packed with coconut, oats, & raisins topped with a dark chocolate coconut ganache. Made with coconut oil & naturally sweetened.

Chocolate Coconut Bars – packed with coconut, oats, & raisins topped with a dark chocolate coconut ganache. Made with coconut oil & naturally sweetened. Last year I first delved into baking using coconut oil with my chocolate peanut butter bake, a recipe which included refined sugar. This year you may have noticed some of my …Continue Reading…

Chinese Style Turkey Burgers with Oriental Sesame Slaw

Looking for a healthy alternative to beef burger? Low-fat Chinese style Turkey Burgers with a kick of chilli, ginger and Chinese spices.

Most people who know me realise I’m nearly always up for a culinary challenge, so when Lee Kum Kee invited me to take part in their Summer Carnival Campaign I was delighted. The challenge ? To devise a recipe with a summery barbeque feel using LKK sauces. My starting point to a get a sense …Continue Reading…

Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

My Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Muffins recipe is a great way to use up over ripe bananas ! A peanut butter lover’s healthy treat with a peanut butter drizzle on top. Perfect at any time of the day be it breakfast, a teatime treat or popped into your lunchbox.

My Healthy Peanut Butter Banana Muffins recipe is a great way to use up over ripe bananas ! A peanut butter lover’s healthy treat with a peanut butter drizzle on top. Perfect at any time of the day be it breakfast, a teatime treat or popped into your lunchbox. The ideal bananas for this recipe …Continue Reading…

Mini Bread Rolls & Loaves

Mini Bread Rolls – you can’t beat a basket of homemade rolls! Easy to make with step by step instructions for soft & fluffy rolls every time!

Mini Bread Rolls – you can’t beat a basket of homemade rolls! The perfect size for dinner rolls, sliders, canapés & packed lunches. I’ve adapted my Ted’s Rolls recipe for the party season to make mini bread rolls and mini loaves. Simply load them with your favourite filling or maybe slice the mini loaves and toast them, …Continue Reading…

Spicy Roasted Squash & Apple Soup

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  I’m so pleased we’ve managed a crop of pumpkin and squash at the Kitchen Shed this year – I’ve missed growing them on our pumpkin patch next to the vegetable garden. When we first arrived in the Kitchen Shed, we were faced with a cattle field, the remains of a small house and a …Continue Reading…

Mini Stollen Loaves

Delicious Mini Stollen make a fab alternative to Christmas cake & are delicious to eat whilst they are still warm when the marzipan oozes out of the middle.

Delicious Mini Stollen make a fab alternative to Christmas cake & are perfect for gifting too ! One of my favourite Christmas treats is Stollen, not least because it includes two of my most-liked Christmas ingredients, dried fruit and marzipan. Stollen always appeared at our house when I was growing up, even though for a …Continue Reading…

Olive, Tomato and Herb Christmas Tree Bread

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I had so much fun with the Sweet and Spicy Christmas Tree Bread I thought I would try a savoury version. You can play around with the decorations and use your favourite toppings. The olive oil and rosemary oil in the bread really compliment the olives and tomatoes. We love this bread served warm with …Continue Reading…

Guernsey Gâche Melée with Butterscotch Sauce

http://www.talesfromthekitchenshed.com|Guernsey Gache Melee with Butterscotch Sauce|Sarah James

UPDATE 21st OCTOBER 2014 Apple harvest time again and luckily our tree here at the kitchen shed is laden down with fruit just in time for making my take on the traditional Guernsey Gâche Melée which has been shortlisted for the BBC Good Food Bakes and Cakes Show competition. Hopefully the 25% dicount on ticket prices …Continue Reading…