Deserts

TARTE TATIN

INGREDIENTS For the pastry: • 320g/11oz plain flour • 225g/8oz ice-cold butter • 110g/4oz icing sugar • 3 free-range egg yolks For the filling: • 6 Cox or 4 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 8-12 wedges • ¼ lemon • 110g/4oz caster sugar • 110g/4oz butter To Read more…

Deserts

CINNAMON ROLLS

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups of flour 2 eggs 1 t spoon baking powder 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter cinnamon METHOD: Cream butter and sugar together then add the eggs mix and add the flour (with baking powder mixed through) Work into a dough. On a floured surface, roll thinly and sprinkle Read more…

Deserts

BROWNIES

Serves 20 METHOD Preheat your oven to 180°C/350°F/gas 4. Line a 25cm square baking tin with greaseproof paper. In a large bowl over some simmering water, melt the butter and the chocolate and mix until smooth. Add the cherries and nuts, if you’re using them, and stir together. In a Read more…

CHILDREN

GINGER & CINNAMON DOUGH

  Makes about 20 biscuits INGREDIENTS • 100g soft brown sugar • 100g golden syrup • 225g plain flour • 1/4 tsp salt • 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda • 1 heaped tsp ground ginger • 1/2 tsp cinnamon • 50g unsalted butter METHOD 1. Pre-heat oven to gas mark Read more…

Deserts

WAFFLES

INGREDIENTS: (serves 4 “normal” people) 5 dl Plain flour 1 tsp Baking powder 15 ml Sugar 6 dl Milk 200 g Margarine METHOD: Stir the flour, baking powder, sugar and milk together until there are no lumps. Melt the margarine and stir into the mixture. Cook in a greased waffle Read more…

Deserts

GALETTE DES ROIS

INGREDIENT: 2 sheets of puff pastry (buying it pre-made is easiest but you can also make your own) Almond cream: 3 eggs 125 g (4.4 oz) powdered almonds 125 g (4.4 oz) sugar 125 g (4.4 oz) softened butter (room temperature, not melted) 2 drops of bitter almond extract 2 Read more…

Children meals

TIP : FREEZE BUTTER!

This is a baker’s tip Keep a pack of butter in the freezer It can be grated to use in recipes Rather than having to cut the butter into cubes to add into the four – it mixed very well For example to make: crumble biscuits

Breakfast

DRIED FRUITS COMPOTE

Great for breakfast. This is very rich so a very small amount goes a long way. Add to yogourt, 1/2 fat creme fresh or porridge. INGREDIENTS A selection of dried fruits such as: Dried mangoes Dried apricots Dried figs Vanilla essence Apple juice or water Juice of 1/2 lemon METHOD Read more…