Posts in the Category: Breakfast

Strawberry Jam

Posted in - Breakfast & gluten free & Puddings & Sweeties & Tea Time on October 3rd 2019 0 Comments

I bought some strawberries which really had to be eaten last night but in my absence at a book talk in Bath by Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver of St John London, they were not.  So by this morning they had to be eaten straight away or be made into something. So this is …

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Cheesy Grits with Garlic lemon prawns

Posted in - Breakfast & Lunch / Dinner & Recipes on September 15th 2019 2 Comments

We had this in North Carolina for the wedding brunch of a cousin.  This is not exactly it, but  my take on what we had.  It is comforting, filling and delicious.

Ingredients
1 cup grits
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tsp salt
4 cups boiling or very hot water
2 cups grated cheddar cheese
100g butter
200ml milk

Olive oil
1 large bag raw …

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Raisin Bran Muffins

Posted in - Bake & Breakfast & Healthy Recipes on September 13th 2019 2 Comments

These bran muffins have no bran in them.  Bran used in bran muffins is wheat bran and not gluten free.  My love of bran muffins comes from visiting my Canadian grandparents in their house in Florida during Easter holidays (very lucky me).  Granny would drive me to the local shop just so I could buy …

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Porridge with Spiced Syrup, Berries and Sunflower seeds

Posted in - Breakfast & Healthy Recipes & Recipes & Vegetarian on September 15th 2016 0 Comments 20160915_070428

When I wrote Afternoon Tea  I included a recipe for Spiced Tea Syrup on page 54 (just in case you have a copy!), fashionable in the Edwardian Era to both sweeten and flavour.  Being out of the habit, despite writing this book, a jar has been sitting by the kettle for quite some time and …

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Canadian Zucchini and Cinnamon Bake

Posted in - Bake & Breakfast & Puddings & Tea Time on September 4th 2016 0 Comments 20160902_164155[1]

We were given this delicious cake/bread in church in Canada 6 hours north of Montreal, off the St Lawrence River, where only during the summer its doors are opened with a visiting vicar.  Someone brings in something delicious each week and this is one of them.  Whether a churchgoer or not, yummies and ‘cook outs’ …

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Cinnamon Cherry Muesli with

Posted in - Breakfast on November 7th 2015 0 Comments IMG_1403

My book, Afternoon Tea, is almost out and there do not seem to be many left already so if you would like one, please visit the link by clicking on Afternoon Tea.  I will post something next week when it is officially released!   I will be selling at some fairs which I …

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