Cooking recipes

Cooking for John Craven and BBC Countryfile – historic WI recipes you may want to try today

Cooking for John Craven and BBC Countryfile – historic WI recipes you may want to try today

I used dripping for the fat for my buns as it would have been a favourite choice for housewives in 1940, saved from cooking meat and sitting ready to hand in a jar on the cold shelf in the larder. Very WI at a time when cooking to impress your guests was part of the 50s housewife’s aim, as magazines and the new medium of TV gave her ideas on how and what to cook for her guests
Christmas Cooking

Christmas Cooking

I hope you’ve all had a wonderful Christmas, and are winding down from all the festive cooking, things have been pretty busy here, cooking and enjoying some wonderful food
What’s Cooking – Quick and Easy Sausage Rolls

What’s Cooking – Quick and Easy Sausage Rolls

What’s Cooking – Worcestershire Steak Sauce ala Marco Pierre WhiteWhat’s Cooking – American-style Blueberry PancakesWhat’s Cooking – The Ultimate Slow Cooked RibsWhat’s Cooking – Plum Nutella
Cooking with Quorn – Meat Free Tarragon Chicken

Cooking with Quorn – Meat Free Tarragon Chicken

EmailPrintOne Pot Tarragon ‘Meat-Free’ Chicken. Quorn is a healthy substitute for meat. In addition to preprepared replacements for a whole range of dishes including sausages, chicken escalopes, steak pies, burgers and chilli, there are also packets of quorn ‘meat’ which you can use as a substitute for beef or chicken in a range of dishes
Another Cooking Day

Another Cooking Day

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Cooking with Friends a la España

Cooking with Friends a la España

For me, cooking is very nice and enjoyable, but it is even greater to cook together with friends. After about two hours of preparation and cooking, it was time to eat
Meat Cooking Tricks

Meat Cooking Tricks

Some tricks and tips that we should keep in mind when cooking meat dishes. It’s better to salt stewing meat right before the end of cooking to keep it juicy
Cooking with Quark : One Pot Chicken Tikka Rice

Cooking with Quark : One Pot Chicken Tikka Rice

to try out their new Quark-based cooking sauces - you may have seen my other blogposts for the speedy but tasty Spaghetti Quarkonara and Gnocchi with Wilted Spinach and Tomato & Basil Sauce