Pancakes

Eggs
February 10, 2012 Pancakes are a versatile base for both sweet and savoury dishes or justserve them alone with a sprinkling of sugar and a squeeze of lemon here is the basic recipe.  Traditional Shrove Tuesday dish. Ingredients 2/3 cup self rising flour 1 egg 2 tablespoons sunflower oil or butter 1/2 cup milk Method Mix ingredients with {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Croissants

Breads
December 9, 2011 Croissants crescent shapes French pastries can be eaten alone or with a delicious sweet or savoury fillings. Ingredients 1 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast 3 tablespoons warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 1 teaspoon white sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons white sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 2/3 cup warm milk 2 {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Poached Eggs

Eggs
November 4, 2011 Poached eggs a quick way to serve eggs and one of the best low calorie ways to cook them.  Good on toast or on top of  Bubble & Squeak.  There are many ways to cook poached eggs this is just one of them Ingredients Eggs 1 teaspoon vinegar Salt and pepper to serve Method Bring {Tags: , , , , , } {More...}

Soda Bread

Breads
September 9, 2011 Soda Bread and easy to make bread that used bicarbonate of soda as a raiding agent instead of yeast.  Soda Bread is eaten in a number of cuisines including  American, European and Eastern European. Ingredients (makes one loaf) 450 g (1 lb) plain flour 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

White Bread Loaf

Breads
September 4, 2011 White Bread Loaf This is a very easy and successful soft crusted moist loaf Ingredients 3/4 cup warm water 1 package active dry yeast 1 tsp salt 1-1/2 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp lard 1/2 cup milk 3 cups all-purpose flour   In a large bowl place the warm water and slowly add the dried yeast {Tags: , , } {More...}

Crumpets

Breads
Crumpets   A very old griddle cake dating back the the 17th century   Ingredients 1 1/4 pints warm milk 1 teaspoon caster/superfine sugar 4 cups (1lb) plain flour 1 sachet bread yeast (the sort that does not need to be pre-activated) enough for 1lb flour 1 teaspoon salt lard for frying 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate {Tags: } {More...}