Bacon, Butter Bean and Egg Bake

  Ingredients 150g bacon lardons or streaky rashers, diced 1 tablesp. rapeseed or olive oil 3 large tomatoes, diced 400g tin of butter beans, pinto, or mixed beans 150g baby spinach 50g rocket leaves, long stalks removed 100g mature cheddar cheese, grated 150mls cream 4 large eggs Salt and freshly ground black pepper Method Preheat…

Meringue Nests

Meringue Nests

Ingredients: 2 egg whites 100g caster sugar 250mls cream, whipped 150g berries of your choice e.g. strawberries, raspberries, blueberries Preheat your oven to 150°C (300°F), Gas Mark 2.  Line 2 baking sheets with baking parchment or else the meringues will stick. Check that your bowl is really clean and has no trace of grease.  Add…

Chocolate Cake with Berries

Chocolate Cake with Berries

Approx 8-10 servings Ingredients: 3 rounded tablesp. cocoa powder 200g caster sugar 200g butter 3 large eggs 200g self-raising flour, sifted 1 rounded teasp. baking powder 50g of flaked almonds 200ml cream 100g raspberries 100g strawberries Icing: 100g butter 100g chocolate 100g icing sugar 3 tablesp milk Preheat oven to 180°C(350°F) Gas Mark 4. Line…

Macadamia and Cranberry Cookies

Macadamia and Cranberry Cookies

The cookie dough freezes really well and can be cooked from frozen. See below. Makes approx 50: 3 x 200g bars of white chocolate, chopped 200g butter 2 eggs 100g light muscovado sugar 175g golden caster sugar 2 teasp. vanilla extract 350g plain flour 2 teasp. baking powder 1 teasp. cinnamon 100g dried cranberries 100g…