Fresh Raspberry Jelly recipe

Ingredients: Flavourless oil, such as groundnut, for greasing jelly mould 5/6 Gelatin leaves (depending on size, you need enough for 600ml if liquid) 500g Fresh Raspberries (or whatever you want to use) 140g of caster sugar juice 1 lemon Whole berries and mint leaves for garnishing ice cream or cream for serving Method: Lightly grease... Continue Reading →

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lemons 50g caster sugar 350ml water (still or sparkling) Cucumber slices, mint leaves and strawberries for garnishing Method: Cut one of the lemons into chunks and pop into a blender, add in the juice of the remaining 1 1/2 lemons, the sugar and 100m of still water. Blend well, until the lemon... Continue Reading →

Gorse Flower ice cream recipe

Here's the full recipe for Gorse flower ice cream, as mentioned in Saturday 19th May 2018 edition of the Dundee Courier. Ingredients 2 cups of gorseflowers 300ml of whole milk 300ml double cream 6 egg yolks 150g caster sugar Method Gently heat the milk and cream together in a saucepan. When warm, add the gorse... Continue Reading →

3 ways with Rhubarb

This unusual vegetable, which is commonly thought of as a fruit, is one of the first beauties to emerge in the Spring garden. The early or forced shoots are tender and sweet and are a delightful pale pink colour. There are many uses for it. Rhubarb and ricotta bread and butter pudding * Serves: 8... Continue Reading →

Chewy granola bars

*preparation time: 15mins *cooking time: 30mins *makes 20 small bars Ingredients 160g oats 95g light brown sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cinnamon 320g made up of almonds, dried apricots, raisins, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, linseed, chocolate chips...really whatever you like 60g your choice of nut butter 6 tbsps/90ml melted butter/coconut oil 60ml honey 15ml... Continue Reading →

Welder’s tea break cake

A recipe I've been playing around with recently. This is a pear, almond, blueberry and orange cake. Despite concerns about the authenticity of the recipe name, I have decided to go with it as I made it for a tea break on a day we were doing a welding job on the farm, what else... Continue Reading →

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