Category Archives: Savory

Fire Crackers

I have been trying out a few ideas over the holiday, savory crackers and sweet biscuits. It’s been such fun just to mess about with ingredients. The ‘fire’ in the crackers comes from chillies and ginger, a great combination with a touch of fresh coriander. The options though are limitless, so don’t hold back, check out your spice racks and […]

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The Apprentices' Soup

While I was away last Sunday ‘the apprentice’ took over the kitchen and made this lovely winter garden soup. Fresh from the garden; 4 carrots 4 small winter radish 2 jerusalem artichokes 1 medium leek 4 bay leaves 1 small celery head 2 ‘Rooster’ potatoes 2 ‘Pink fir apple’ potatoes – both waxy so hold together well in soups. Olive […]

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Asparagus Quiche

This is my very favourite quiche, it’s so delicious  and really special as the season for asparagus is so short, we do grow them in the garden but there is not really enough so I supplement ours with some locally grown. These are sold by Tony, originally from Italy,  now a very young 88 years.  I am  always  happy to […]

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