Category: Slow Cooker

Black Forest Pudding

Black Forest Pudding

Black Forest Pudding is the perfect Christmas pudding alternative, liqueur soaked cherries top this steamed chocolate pudding – delicious! Don’t you find there’s usually someone at the dinner table who doesn’t like traditional Christmas pudding ? Part of my preparations each year is the challenge continue reading

Slow Cooker Individual Pear & Chocolate Puddings

Slow Cooker Individual Pear & Chocolate Puddings

  My slow cooker has really come in handy over the summer here at the Kitchen Shed but now is the time of year for it to be in almost constant use. Over the next few months I hope to bring you a range of continue reading

Slow Cooker Peach Jam

Slow Cooker Peach Jam

Delicious Slow Cooker Peach Jam & only 3 ingredients! Take the heat out of jam making & let your Crockpot do all the work for you. I shouldn’t complain about the weather as I love all the sunshine and it means our produce is growing continue reading

Slow Cooker Provencal Style Chicken with Rice :   A Complete One Pot Meal

Slow Cooker Provencal Style Chicken with Rice : A Complete One Pot Meal

  I hope you haven’t put away your slow cooker for the summer because I have the perfect one pot meal for you. The slow cooker can really come into its own at this time of year – the last thing anyone needs on a continue reading

Slow Cooker Jacket Spud or Baked Potato

Slow Cooker Jacket Spud or Baked Potato

  The slow cooker seems to be in constant use this summer at the Kitchen Shed. Not least because it leaves me free for the rest of the day to get on with the numerous jobs that keep appearing but also because we have a limited continue reading

Peach Melba Rice Delight

Peach Melba Rice Delight

Having poached the peaches in rose syrup, they combine with the fresh raspberries to elevate the humble rice pudding to a Peach Melba Rice Delight. It’s ‘officially’ the start of summer and to my relief the sun has been shining – I don’t know how continue reading

Vegetable Biryani

Vegetable Biryani

  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 continue reading

Slow Cooker Self Saucing Mocha Pudding

Slow Cooker Self Saucing Mocha Pudding

If you thought Slow Cookers or Crockpots were just for soups, stews and one pot meals, think again and make room for dessert ! Who can resist a hot chocolate pudding for dessert ? This delicious pudding comes in its own pool of sumptuous chocolate continue reading

Slow Cooker Guernsey Bean Jar

Slow Cooker Guernsey Bean Jar

It’s winter, it’s cold, it’s miserable, I could go on but what better way to banish the winter blues than coming home to a hearty, warming and delicious meal ? Slow cookers, or crock pots, are proving very popular at the moment; there are plenty continue reading