Posts in the Category: Recipes

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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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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Devonshire Splits

Posted in - Bake & Puddings & Recipes on May 29th 2015 0 Comments IMG_9434[1]

or Chudleighs, the derivation of which is unknown.  There are also Cornish splits which are larger.  I made these for book no.2’s photoshoot which was not done brilliantly, but  not bad for an amateur.  My brother came in and immediately ate about 3 of these!  They are extremely rich, very delicious and a little like …

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Canapes a la Fribourg

Posted in - Canapes & Peacetime & Recipes & Seafood on January 26th 2015 0 Comments 90. Canapes Frilbourg

These are hard to resist. To recreate exactly is a time-consuming process. Alternatively, use whichever whizzing gadget you have and a fine sieve to speed things up a little…

But first, here’s Granny Dot’s version:
Materials and Method.–Steam a haddock, and work the flesh through a sieve, moistening it with a little milk, when necessary. Mix …

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