Recipe Archive

This page is a work in progress - after four years it is quite a challenge to collate all of the recipes I have featured!
Some of the recipes will be my own, some will be links to other people's recipes but the posts will contain my own kitchen notes so I am including them. Some of the recipes are ones I have written that have been featured on other sites.


If you can't find what you're looking for or there's a broken link then do feel free to email me and I'll do my best to send it to you.

Kitchen Basics
Short crust pastry (for Mince Pies)
Basic Scones
Homemade Yoghurt
Homemade Cream Cheese
My favourite fruit pie crust



Meals and Savoury things
Pumpkin and Gorgonzola Lasagne
(Roasted Vegetable) Pizza Soup
Home Grown Potato Salad
Two Sauce Tortellini
Homemade Calzone
Wild Garlic Risotto
Roasted Tomato Tart
Vibrant Winter Soup
Kale Crisps
Cheesy Poppy Seed Bites
Snowflake Quesadillas
Red Onions Tarte Tatin
Wild Garlic and Ricotta Gnocchi
Wild Garlic Bread with Cheese
Herby dumplings (for soups and stews)
Floral Cream cheese with chives
Cream Cheese with nasturtiums
Simple Courgette Soup
Homemade Tortellini
Moules Frites
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with bacon & apple
Butternut squash and sage risotto
Green Crisps 
Cheese and Chutney Muffins 
Chicken Miso Ramen for cheats
Portuguese Caldo Verde
Cheese and Wild Garlic Muffins
Roasted BBQ Mushrooms





Desserts
Gingerbread Cheesecake
Rice Pudding
Lemon Meringue Pie
Chocolate Mousse with a twist
No Fuss Fruit Pavlova
Homemade Panna Cotta with Raspberry Coulis
Homemade Ice-lollies
Frozen Chocolate Banana Treats
Easy Coffee Ice cream (no gadgets required)
Five Minute Chocolate Pudding (without a microwave!)
Toffee Apple Tart
Christmas Pudding Ice cream
Lime Chocolate Mousse
Dandelion Pancakes with honey
Rhubarb Ice cream
Cherry Clafouti
Cherry Lattice Pie
Peanut Butter Ice cream
Homemade Strawberry Ice cream



Biscuits and Cookies
Sweet Heart Biscuits
Peanut Butter Cookies
Lavender Shortbread
Chocolate Macarons with Rose Infused Cream Filling
Peanut Butter and Jam Muffins
Double Chocolate Pistachio Jigsaw biscuits
Chocolate Star Biscuits
Candy Cane Cookies
Orange Cinnamon Sables
Almond S shaped Cookies
Sugar Cookies
Chocolate Pepper Cookies
Applique Cookies
Grantham Gingerbreads
Rainbow Cookies


Scones
Basic Scones
Fruit Scones
Marmalade Scones
Wholemeal Cheese Scones


Breakfast
Heart Shaped Cinnamon Rolls
Yoghurt Berry Breakfast Cake
Chocolate Marzipan Breakfast Pastries for Cheats
Choc Cherry Peanut Granola
Rusks
Sweet Sesame Granola
Lemon Rolls



Bread
Lammas/Harvest Sheaf Loaf
Homemade Bagels
The most fantastic bread rolls ever!
New Years Pizza
Lemon Rolls



Cakes
Rainbow Cake with White Chocolate Icing
Simnel Cake
Maypole Cake
Raspberry and Basil Cake with Cream Cheese Icing
Gingerbread House Cake
Marmalade Jaffa Cake
Red Velvet Cupcakes
Controversial Jubilee cake 
Midsummer cake with chocolate ganache
Raspberry Crumble Cake



Chocolates and Sweets
Edible Conkers (Buckeyes)
White Chocolate and Cranberry Hearts
Peppermint Bark
Rocky Road Bites
Two Choc Surprise
Numbered Advent Chocolates
Peanut Butter Fudge
Chocolate Marshmallow Snowflake Treats
Festive Coconut Ice with Sprinkles
Chocolate transfer sheets

Preserves, Syrups, Condiments etc.
Apricot Curd
Apricot Curd - tweaked recipe
Blackberry and Apple Curd
Plum Cordial
Plum Ketchup
Plum Jam
Pumpkin Puree
Pumpkin Spice Mix
Easy Pumpkin Spice Syrup
Homemade Gingerbread Syrup
Vinaigrette/French Dressing
Lemon Marmalade
Rhubarb Cordial
Rhubarb and Ginger Jam
Redcurrant and Rosemary Jelly
What I did with all the Blackcurrants
Courgette Relish
Apricot and Onion Chutney
Sweet Onion Jam
Pumpkin Maple Spread
Strawberry Curd
Lemon Curd



Christmas cake Decorations
Christmas Cake 2009
Christmas Cake 2010
Christmas Cake 2011
Gingerbread house Christmas Cake 2012


Articles and ideas
Party food ideas
Christmas Cookie Inspiration
A guide to Marmalade making
Valentines Breakfast Ideas
More Valentines Ideas
Ten things to make with rhubarb
The art of foraging for wild food
Dandelion Petal Sorbet
Easter Baking Ideas
Making the most of Asparagus Season
Using Edible Flowers
What to do with all the cherries
Making the Most of Blackberry Season
Lunch will never be the same again (Bento boxes)
What to do with all the plums
Why The Great British Bake Off puts me off
Utilising the Hedgerow
November Kitchen
Sourcing Stevia in the UK
Bright Eyes, Green Smoothies
Home Spiced and Roasted Nuts
Keeping soup interesting all Winter long
The bottomless pot: Homemade Risotto
Making stuffing from scratch