Making Sourdough Breads
Apr29

Making Sourdough Breads

Recently I have been learning how to make sourdough bread. Sourdough is easier on the digestive system and cheap to make. It also has an amazing flavour and texture.

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Mango Chutney – Sweeter Version
Feb04

Mango Chutney – Sweeter Version

This is a variation on our original mango chutney recipe. The dates add some extra sweetness.

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Cooking with Kids
Jan20

Cooking with Kids

My niece and nephew came over again yesterday so we did some more cooking. We made some fantastic choc chip cookies. These were a great choice as there is plenty for them to do easily. They did the measuring, mixing and rolled balls of cookie dough. Of course the cookies weren’t all uniform in size but that doesn’t matter. Seeing the excitement on their faces as they watched them spread, crack and brown was fantastic. And...

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Walnut, Date and Banana Cake
Jan13

Walnut, Date and Banana Cake

A moist, rich cake that I created due to not having enough flour left to make our usual banana cake.

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Cooking With Kids – Spaghetti
Jan13

Cooking With Kids – Spaghetti

I looked after my niece and nephew yesterday morning and wanted to cook something with them. I hadn’t decided what that would be until I found that Mum would be back to pick them up at lunch. I asked them if they would like to make spaghetti. Not the┬ápacket stuff in some water but real spaghetti noodles. They got excited about that. I mixed up an egg pasta dough, which is simply one egg to 100 grams of flour. The dough needs to...

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