My blog is for anyone like me who love's food and cooking. I'm a busy mum of two but always find time to cook & bake.My blog is full of recipes I love and I hope you do to.
ONE FOR THE KID'S
350g shortcrust pastry
175g strawberry jam
100g strawberries,finely chopped
grated zest of 1 orange
Preheat the oven to 180c,fan 160c,gas 4.On a lightly floured surface,roll out the pastry to a thickness of 3mm,then cut out 12 rounds using a 7cm fluted cutter.Gently press the pastry rounds into a 12-hole cupcake tin and set aside.In a bowl mix together the jam,strawberries and orange zest.Spoon into the pastry rounds,being careful not to overfill.Bake for 15mins,until golden.Remove from oven and let cool silghtly before serving.
2 x 198g cans tuna steaks in brine
198g can sweetcorn,drained
350g pot four cheese sauce
500g ready to roll shortcrust pastry
1 med egg,beaten
Preheat the oven to 200c/180c fan/gas 6.Line two baking trays with baking paper.Drain tuna and mix with the corn and one third of the cheese sauce.Season with pepper.Roll out pastry on a lightly floured surface to the thickness of a 2p coin.Cut out 11cm rounds.Re-roll the pastry trimmings and cut out more rounds.Brush one round with the egg.Put 1 heaped tsp of the tuna mixture in the middle.Fold over the pastry to make a turnover and press the edges together to seal.Repeat until all the tuna is used up.Put on the baking trays and brush with egg.Bake for 20-25 mins until golden.
1 med onion,chopped
1 small leek,sliced
150g carrots,cut into small cubes
125g swede,cut into small cubes
100g great scot pearl barley
100g great scot dried green lentils
few sprigs thyme
1.2 litres veg stock
200g bag sliced curly kale
crusty bread to serve
Heat oil in a large pan and cook onion and leeks until soft.Add carrots and swede and cook for 2-3 min.Stir in barley,lentils,thyme and stock and bring to the boil for 5 min.Cover the pan,reduce the heat and simmer gently for 35 min.Add the kale and cook for 10-15 min or until the barley and kale are tender.Serve with crusty bread.
300ml whipped cream
250g pack digestives
1 can of carnation caramel
100g melted butter
Crush the biscuits in a bowl and add the butter.Press into a round cake tin (20cm) then leave to set in the fridge.Spread the carnation caramel straight from the tin onto the base,top with the slice bananas.Finish by spooning on the cream and grating over the chocolate.