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On The Hoof – Cow Heel Pie

On The Hoof – Cow Heel Pie

In the 17th and 18th centuries, in the colonies in particular, the prime cuts of beef were the preserve of the landed gentry and plantation owners and the hired hands and slaves had to make do with what was known as the “fifth quarters”, the head, feet, tail, internal organs […]

Review: Wyke Farm Cheeses

Review: Wyke Farm Cheeses

When we were offered the opportunity to taste some of Wyke Farms cheeses and butter we welcomed it with open arms. It arrived in a very natty little hessian branded cool bag and when we looked inside there was a delightful range or cheese, unsalted and salted butter to try. […]

Banana & Chocolate Bread

Banana & Chocolate Bread

Huge welcome back to my niece,Catherine Kidd. Catherine is a dietician and also author of her own fantastic blog Knowing Your Onions. Today she is tempting us with a delicious  Banana and Chocolate bread ( as if I need tempting with any sort of cake)  and one which even the […]

Smoked Haddock Soufflé

Smoked Haddock Soufflé

We’re delving into the family recipes today and we’ve plumped for Smoked Haddock Soufflé, which, according to Caro, was originally added to the family cookbook by her sister, Ginnie Johnson. This is a brilliant addition to any dinner party both for a stunning main course or as individual Soufflés as a […]