Christmas baking

Over the Christmas break I made a batch of white chocolate and cranberry fudge. I made it in a large loaf tin (2 lbs) as in the past I used a shallower tin and it didn’t set well. Recipe as follows, from the Tesco magazine website: 350g granulated sugar 25g unsalted butter 175ml tin of […]

Raspberry and Almond Madeira Cake

My husband requested a cake I made once last year for this year’s birthday cake: a raspberry and almond madeira cake. Good timing as raspberries are absolutely delicious right now. We picked some lovely ones at Crockford Bridge Farm pick-your-own last week, those admittedly those are long gone!   Just out of the oven. The […]

One-pot chicken, tomato and broccoli rice

Today was a miserable rainy day so I decided to make dinner using everyone’s favourite ingredients: chicken, rice and broccoli, to keep the family happy. I found a recipe from Delicious magazine using pork and courgette and decided to modify it to use chicken and broccoli. Recipe is below. Serves 4. Ingredients: 1tbsp extra virgin […]