Sticky Buns!

sticky buns

GETTING READY FOR CHRISTMAS INVOLVES LISTS. Sticky Buns. November is early for me to start, but as I’m now a full-time student doing a degree in contemporary design craft, I am…how shall I put it… skint! So I’m going to be making everything, and that requires planning In fact, I don’t intend to purchase a… Continue Reading

Favourite Mango Sausages

Favourite mango sausages

Favourite Mango Sausages These are so easy to make and always cause a sensation when you serve them to your guests or family. All you need are your favourite sausages.  We buy our from a butcher in Weobley.  He produces the most wonderful sausages called Weobley Whoppers, and the cocktail version is delicious (but not… Continue Reading

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie

A recipe for Pumpkin Pie using condensed milk – it is gloriously sweet, and so a big dollop of double cream or natural yogurt to take away the sweetness is a must. With the advent of Halloween it is good to indulge occasionally! Ingredients For the pastry: 175g plain flour 100g butter chopped into small pieces 1 egg… Continue Reading

Pumpkin Risotto

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Ingredients 900g pumpkin, peeled and cut into cubes 60ml olive oil ½ tablespoon runny honey plus a little more for drizzling 850ml vegetable stock 2-3 celery sticks, finely chopped medium size leek, finely chopped 1 onion finely chopped 2 tbsps. frozen peas 1 tsp. ground ginger 220g Arborio Risotto rice 160ml white wine juice of half… Continue Reading

Pumpkin Soup


With autumn in the air our thoughts turn to heart-warming and comforting soups and what better way to celebrate scary HALLOWEEN with this delicious version of Pumpkin or Squash soup to keep the hunger monsters at bay! The following recipe is enough to feed 6 people, accompanied with crusty wholemeal bread and butter. Ingredients 1.5… Continue Reading