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Wild Strawberry Mess

  Nothing says summer like strawberries. 
I would like to share a recipe with you that’s basically Eaton Mess but with a wild tangy twist!
The wild strawberries are out in force this year and are bigger and juicer than ever before because of that beautiful yellow ball in the sky that has been our friend […]


Crystallising Woodland Violets

At last!, the woods are full of beautiful violets (viola’s). This year the Spring came so late it took a long time for these lovely flowers to bloom. They are  such pretty, delicate little things that grow close to the forest floor and we are going to use them on a cake. Does anyone remember […]


Love Toast

Love for breakfast! Cut a heart shape from a piece of bread. Heat a pan, melt a small piece of butter. Cook toast until its brown on one side, turn over. Crack an egg into the middle and cover the pan for a minute or two until egg is set. Happy Valentines Day     […]


Flippin Fantastic

Early morning pancakes before school on February 12th  has to be the best way to start off Pancake Tuesday. This is a very simple recipe for small, thick Pancakes, Drop Scones or Scotch Pancakes, what ever you like to call them. The batter can be done the night before. If you do this it may […]


Christmas Cranberry & Orange Stars

You need a little something in the run up to Christmas to tantalise the taste buds without going all out. These are very simple biscuits with a little Christmas twist. Makes approx. 20 8oz Self -raising Flour 5oz butter 4oz caster sugar 1 egg 4oz Dried Cranberries ( chopped a little for easy cookie cutting) […]


Chanterelle butter

Some images of us making chanterelle butter.


Blackberry Jam

Equal amounts of fruit and sure set Sugar That’s all you need! Put a saucer in the freezer (to test jam later) Sterilize jars and lids(In boiling water or in the oven for 5 minuntes) Put the fruit in a wide pot and place on the heat. Put the sugar in a metal bowl or […]


Fish Goujons

Goujons of cod/ hake or pollock with smokey Greek yoghurt dip Frying pan, Spatula, Kitchen paper, Chopping board, 3 flat tubs 1lb of fresh fish 4oz of breadcrumbs 4oz of Flour 2Eggs beaten Sunflower oil 4 tablespoons of natural Greek yoghurt ½ clove of garlic, grated /pounded 1 pinch of smoked paprika (add to taste) […]


Hakuna matata Frittata

A frittata is wonderfully versatile and great for lunch, supper, picnics, and even breakfast. If there is any left over it can be used cold as tapas, which are small Spanish snacks, or finger food. This is also a great opportunity to teach kids how to break eggs over a large bowl to catch all […]


Wild Mushroom Risotto

This dish is great comfort food for the onset of chilly Autumn days. I must stress, DO NOT EAT ANY MUSHROOMS YOU ARE NOT ABSOLUTELY SURE ABOUT. You should always check with someone with a good knowledge of wild mushrooms, or use a good book that you can list at least 5 similarities with the […]