Chunky Chocolate Brownies by Elley

chunky chocolate brownies

Chunky Chocolate Brownies by Elley For the Brownies you will need:- 175g/6oz plain chocolate (at least 70 percent cocoa solids) 175g/6oz organic salted butter 3 large free-range eggs o 225g/8oz caster sugar ½ tsp vanilla extract 115g/4oz self-raising flour 50g/2oz chopped hazelnuts 50g/2oz dried cranberries Makes 12 METHOD 1. If not using an Aga, preheat… Continue Reading

Triple Chocolate Muffins

In our showroom, and mostly available on a Saturday or a Monday (depending on how many have been eaten) we produce the most delicious Triple Chocolate Muffins.  These are baked both by Elley when she delivers her ‘How to use your AGA’ demonstration or by Lisa on a Saturday morning.  Both are equally delicious!  Here… Continue Reading

Roast Goose

Roast Goose

A goose weighing about 4-5kg should be enough for 5-6 people If they’ll fit in your oven I would suggest getting a couple of birds for more than 8-10 people. The secret of rendering down the fat is to begin the cooking process with the breasts facing down in the pan so that the skin… 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

Cheesy Beer Bread

cheesy beer bread

Cheesy Beer Bread Every January my mother used to promise to bake all of our bread for our packed lunches that year. This would last for a good couple of weeks until she became dispirited by – a) our lack of enthusiasm b) our endless pleas for ‘shop bought’ c) the reality of her situation… Continue Reading

Roasted Pheasant for Christmas

james roasting pheasant!

Here is a fool proof recipe for Roasted Pheasant.  It is Autumn, and they abound in the hedgerows and fields.  Soon, the guns will be out and they will be in our shops. Here we go…. TO SERVE ROASTED PHEASANT YOU WILL NEED 2 pheasants (about 800-900g each), oven-ready, preferably hen pheasants 50ml rapeseed oil… Continue Reading

RECIPE FOR APPLE JELLY

Jam Jar, Homemade, screw top

RECIPE FOR APPLE JELLY Pick armfuls of apples, off the tree, off the ground.  Wash them, take out any of the blemished bits and quarter them but don’t core or peel them. Place them into a large Maslin Pan (this is a flat bottom pan, which is wider at the top than the bottom, but… Continue Reading

Chilli Salmon with Courgette Pilaf

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  It is called Chilli Salmon with Courgette Pilaf and it serves 4 225g/8 oz. Basmati rice 2 tsp. olive oil 1 onion peeled and finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed, 1 small lemon, sliced 600 ml/1 pt. vegetable stock 4 boneless and skinless salmon fillets 4 tsp. sweet chilli sauce 3 tsp…. Continue Reading