Marzipan

103g ground almonds (sweet almonds) 149g powdered sugar 1 tablespoon home made golden syrup 1/4tsp almond flavouring (bitter almond flavour) enough water to make a thick dough (add a very little water at a time) Sift together the first 2 ingredients so they are well combined. Add the golden syrup and almond flavouring and stir […]

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Mustard Sauce

This is a wonderful accompaniment to any roast poultry dish. Give it a go. 1 tablespoon dry mustard powder 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons cornflour (corn starch) salt to taste a little white vinegar 16oz milk Add the first 5 ingredients together and mix into a paste. Add the milk and apply low heat, stirring […]

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Gluten Free Pie Crust

I have been experimenting with gluten free pie crust / short crust recipes. The experiments have been quite demoralising as none of the recipes have produced a nice, short pastry. This recipe delivers. I have used it for pecan pie and for mince pies. I have doubled it without any worries. Two words of caution, […]

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