Maraschino Cherries

I love cherries and back a couple of months ago in Cherry season I collected a pile to do something with.  I like them to eat, put them in cakes and also in cocktails, so I thought I would make my own Marachino Cherries. In the US the term Maraschino Cherry refers to the red... Continue Reading →

Southern Comfort Ice Cream Bread

I had read somewhere ages ago about a recipe for bread which involved only two ingredients – flour and ice-cream!  This intrigued me, how could this work? Curiosity got the better of me and I thought I would give it a go.  I didn’t want to make a plain bread – naturally, so I did... Continue Reading →

Strawberry Vodka

Having collected far too many Strawberries at the Pick Your Own, I decided to continue with my exploits with fruit infused booze and set about making some Strawberry Vodka.  The good thing about this recipe is, it requires just two ingredients and a little patience! It only needs between 3 – 7 days to ‘mature’... Continue Reading →

Cherry Madeira Cake

You would really have to be living in a cave not to know that the Great British Bake Off is back on our screens. Wednesday nights now revolve around that 8pm slot when we all watch 12 keen bakers bake it out in a tent and try not to get kicked out.  This week the... Continue Reading →

Strawberry & Basil Scones

After a very successful trip to Craigies Farm to ‘Pick My Own’, I decided to use some of my haul of Strawberries to make some Strawberry and Basil Scones. I’m not really sure where I got this combination from but strange as it sounds; it actually works! Basil is a herb that goes really quite... Continue Reading →

Fifteens Cheesecake

Its no secret I love Fifteens, I have made them before on the blog and I will find any excuse to whip up a batch.  I am also a big cheesecake fan, and it came to me one day, why not combine them both and make my idea of an ultimate dessert!  The base of... Continue Reading →

Citrus Salsa Chicken

I have to admit I am not really sure where this recipe originally came from, but its one that we cook quite regularly due to its great flavours and how easy it is to make.  We make up the marinade before work and leave the chicken in it in the fridge, then all you need... Continue Reading →

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