Mincemeat Streusel Slice

Mincemeat Streusel Slice - Christmas Mince Pies without the fuss! No rolling out & no fancy stars to cut out. A delicious buttery shortbread traybake with a mincemeat filling & a crumbly almond streusel topping.

Mincemeat Streusel Slice – Christmas Mince Pies without the fuss! No rolling out & no fancy stars to cut out. A delicious buttery shortbread traybake with a mincemeat filling & a crumbly almond streusel topping. Although I love Christmas baking during the build up to the festive season, things can become a bit hectic. This …Continue Reading…

Kitchen Shed Crunchy Granola

Home made granola is so easy to make & so much healthier, naturally sweetened & no unwanted additives. Makes enough to fill 4 litre jars & will keep for 4 to 6 weeks.

Home made granola is so easy to make and it’s a healthier option because you avoid unwanted additives and refined sugars … plus it’s so much lighter on the budget. Granola is not just for breakfast either, working well as a snack or a lovely crunchy topping on yoghurt, so much better than a supermarket …Continue Reading…

Creamy Mushrooms On Toast

Creamy Mushrooms On Toast | http://www.talesfromthekitchenshed.com | Sarah James

Did you know mushrooms are good for you ? Mushrooms on toast is one of my favourite snacks and it seems there’s more to mushrooms than simply wonderful flavours. A source of vitamins B, potassium, selenium and (if exposed to light) vitamin D, means I can eat as many mushrooms on toast as I like …Continue Reading…

Spicy Roasted Squash & Apple Soup

http://www.talesfromthekitchenshed.com | Spicy Roast Squash and Apple Soup| Sarah James

  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…

Vegetable Biryani

Adapted Vegetable Biryani as cooked in a slow cooker | Sarah James | http://www.talesfromthekitchenshed.com

  Biryani is traditionally cooked “Dum Pukt”. Translated as “choking off the steam”, Dum Pukt is a cooking technique where food is cooked in its own juices and steam in a sealed container in a slow fire – this means a slow cooker is ideally suited to an adapted biryani recipe.     Vegetable Biryani …Continue Reading…