For Christmas I was given a few of the same cookbooks so I returned one and found Jamie’s first 4 cook books on sale for the same price as the book I was returning! They are quite retro and you can see how Jamie has evolved and improved however I love them! You can buy … Continue reading
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Basic White Bread Rolls (Leon Baking Cookbook): Friday Challenge!
A few month’s ago I was doing my usual weekly food shop and I decided to really look at all the labels of the foods to see if I could spot many differences between brands and budgets. To be honest most of it meant nothing to me, it was just a list of words I … Continue reading
Warm Gooey Chocolate Cakes (Leon Baking Cookbook): Friday challenge!
I love reading the LEON Cookbooks because they are more like a scrapbook than a recipe book, they give you tonnes of information on the ingredients, the story behind the recipes and of course some great photos! I knew I’d find something good for my chocolate challenge in their “baking and Puddings” book and I … Continue reading
Lemon, Lime and Orange Polenta Cake (Accidental Vegetarian cookbook): Friday Challenge!
Ok so being a novice at baking to begin with I was completely nervous about making this cake! I decided to make it because the whole point of this is to push myself to try new things and cook outside of my comfort zone. The recipe for this cake can be found here. It is … Continue reading
Sugar and Spice Plums with Lemon and Cranberry Biscuits
Serves 2 (with plenty of left over biscuits) 4 Plums 3 Small Apples 2 tablespoons Demerara Sugar 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 3 pieces of Crystallised Ginger Biscuits: 125g Butter 100g Caster Sugar 100g Demerara Sugar 1 Egg 1 teaspoon Ground Ginger squeeze of Lemon Juice 190g Plain Flour 1/4 teaspoon Salt 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder … Continue reading
Fig, Goats Cheese and Rocket Pizza
Serves 2 140g Strong Bread Flour 1 teaspoon Easy Blend Yeast 1 tablespoon Olive Oil Salt 1/4 Can Tomatoes 1/2 tablespoon Tomato Puree 4 sprigs Fresh Thyme (dried also ok) 3 Figs 25g Goats Cheese 25g Feta Cheese Large handful Spinach Rocket leaves To make the bread dough sift the bread flour into a large … Continue reading