Apple Chutney

Preserves and Pickles
November 30, 2011 This Apple Chutney recipe is really good served with cheeses such as Cheshire, Cheddar or White Stilton.  It is also very good with Traditional English Pork Pie.  You need to make this chutney at least 3 months before you eat it. Ingredients 225g/8oz onions, chopped 900g/2lb apples, cored and chopped 110g/4oz sultanas, raisins or chopped dates {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Home-made Pickled Onions

Preserves and Pickles
November 16, 2011 Most of us like pickled onions but Home-made Pickled Onions are a little bit extra special.  You can pickle then in jars of plastic containers but you must test because as vinegar is acid there may be a reaction. Leave a little vinegar in the container overnight to see if there is a reaction. Ingredients {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Devilled Eggs

Eggs
November 4, 2011 A very tasty way to serve hard boiled eggs and look good on a buffet table.  This is the basic recipe but you can add other ingredients such, crab meat or finely chopped cherry tomatoes. Ingredients 1 dozen eggs 2 teaspoons dijon mustard 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 Tbsp minced onion or shallot 1/4 teaspoon tabasco {Tags: , , , , } {More...}

Traditional English Pork Pie

Savoury Pies
October 26, 2011 Traditional English Pork Pie made from hot water pastry which is very easy to make and difficult to get wrong.  Pork pie is a very traditional English pie which is normally served cold.  Pork Pies are a great addition to a picnic basket Ingredients For the Hot Water Pastry 4 fl oz water 4 oz {Tags: , , , } {More...}