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Snowmen Brownie Pops – Christmas Gifts

Snowmen Brownie Pops – Christmas Gifts

Snowmen Brownie Pops – soft gooey brownies covered in white chocolate. Have fun & decorate with coloured fondant, glittery sweets & sparkles for a cute edible Christmas gift! For me, a big part of Christmas is the giving of homemade edible gifts. Luckily I’ve been continue reading

Mincemeat Streusel Slice

Mincemeat Streusel Slice

Mincemeat Streusel Slice – Christmas Mince Pies without the fuss! A delicious buttery shortbread traybake with a mincemeat filling & an almond crumble topping. NO FUSS MINCEMEAT STREUSEL SLICE – MINCE PIES IN A TRAYBAKE Although I love Christmas baking during the build up to continue reading

Slow Cooker Beef Stew & Herb Dumplings

Slow Cooker Beef Stew & Herb Dumplings

Slow Cooker Beef Stew & Herb Dumplings – the perfect comfort food! A delicious beef stew loaded with vegetables cooked in your Crock Pot & topped with homemade dumplings for a hearty one pot meal. A timeless classic you’ll never tire of. Having been spoilt continue reading

Bahlsen Biscuit Brownies – PickUp! Minis Review

Bahlsen Biscuit Brownies – PickUp! Minis Review

Bahlsen Biscuit Brownies : Deliciously decadent gooey brownies filled with little bites of crunchy chocolate biscuit, with the characteristic papery crust and dotted with PickUp! Minis. Give your brownies a tasty biscuit twist! Every now and again I receive invitations to review new products and continue reading

Homemade Stem Ginger

Homemade Stem Ginger

Homemade Stem Ginger is so easy to make & so much better than shop bought. Chop finely & add to ginger cakes, puddings or biscuits for a real ginger hit. The syrup makes a delicious ginger cordial. We really love ginger here at the Kitchen continue reading

Elderberry Tart with Cassis

Elderberry Tart with Cassis

Elderberry Tart makes the most of this delicious foraged fruit. Elderberries & a cassis flavoured custard fill this butter pastry shell – Yum! There’s an abundance of elderberries out there ready to be picked and preserved, the beauty of elderberries is that you don’t need continue reading

Harvesting Elderberries: Picking, Preserving & Recipes

Harvesting Elderberries: Picking, Preserving & Recipes

Harvesting Elderberries: Picking, Preserving & Recipes | Foraging tips & handy hints for picking & preserving elderberries with plenty of recipe ideas! The short season for picking and preserving elderberries means we don’t have long to get stuck in. Once the elderberries are almost black continue reading

Elderberry & Port Jelly

Elderberry & Port Jelly

Make the most of the hedgerow harvest with my Elderberry & Port Jelly – delicious on a scone or try in a savoury dish and make a fruity jus or meat glaze!   Elderberry & Port Jelly – this fruity seedless jam is delicious on continue reading

Nectarine Frangipane Tart

Nectarine Frangipane Tart

Nectarine Frangipane Tart. An easy all in one almond paste & soft juicy nectarines in a rich buttery pastry case – the perfect summer dessert! Nectarine Frangipane Tart features as a “top of the list” bake when I’m meal planning for late summer visitors here continue reading

Cheese & Pickle Tear & Share Bread

Cheese & Pickle Tear & Share Bread

Cheese & Pickle Tear & Share Bread stuffed with cheese, ham & pickle – a delicious ready made sandwich for picnics & packed lunches! Tear and share breads are a firm favourite here at The Kitchen Shed, where my Garlic and Herb Twister Bread remains continue reading