Category: recipe

  • Cheshire Pork Pie

    1 lb. pork 2 Tbsp. butter ¼ tsp.salt ¼ tsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. pepper 2 large Granny Smith apples 2 large MacIntosh apples 2 Tbsp. sugar ½ cup Rhine wine Pastry, homemade or store bought Instructions Preheat the oven to 350°. Remove one piece of dough from refrigerator and let stand until soft. Lightly flour […]

  • Mulled apple juice / cider

    In the USA, crushed cloudy apple juice is called “cider”. In most of the rest of the Commonwealth, cider is an alcoholic beverage made from apples. You can make this with either type of cider. This is a non-recipe. My intent is to inspire you to experiment and go with what sounds good to you. […]

  • Vegan brownies that don’t suck

    A daring title, but I have cracked it. I can also make them keto friendly. Oh, and by the way? It’s gluten free, too! 4 tablespoons ground flax 1/2 cup / 120ml water 1 tablespoon vanilla 4oz / 112g cocoa butter 1 cup / 200g allulose or similar keto friendly sugar 1 cup / 220g […]

  • Pickled Eggs

    Pickled eggs. Easy, right? Eggs, vinegar, how hard can it be? That’s a fair point. It’s pretty much that easy. But as always, there are some details that can help to know. Pickle brine ingredients for 12 large eggs. 1 cup / 240ml water 1 cup / 240ml vinegar 1 tablespoon pickling spice 1/4 teaspoon […]

  • Keto friendly British sponge pudding

    What I’m writing here is an incomplete recipe. This is because the sheer diversity of British sponge puddings is ridiculous, so I’d rather give you the basic recipe that you can tweak with any of the eleventy zillion different options. Chocolate sponge, jam sponge, chocolate, and did I mention chocolate? Yum yum. All tweaks from […]

  • Keto friendly chocolate sponge pudding

    Look, America, you are responsible for lots of good stuff. But your understanding of “pudding” is desperately bad. It’s not just yellow flavour or brown flavour. It’s so much more. And here’s an example. It’s rich, decadent, chocolatey goodness. It’s keto friendly, so low carb. And it’s … well, it’s brown. Shut up! 6oz / […]

  • Cheese pie

    What kind of filling should you put into your lovely keto friendly pie crust? A keto frendly filling, such as cheese pie. To pre-empt a possible question, “what is the difference between cheese pie and quiche?” Simply the ratio of ingredients and the intention. With quiche the intention is to showcase and enhance the custard. […]

  • Keto friendly chocolate syrup

    1 cup / 240ml water 1/2 cup / 120ml cocoa powder 1/3 cup / 80ml no sugar granular sweetener of your choice pinch salt 1 teaspoon vanilla Add the first 4 ingredients to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened. Add vanilla and stir to incorporate. MOCHA […]

  • Liver pate

    8 rashers long streaky bacon 1 pound of calves liver 3 or 4 tablespoons cream or evaporated milk 1 egg (beaten) garlic to taste seasoning to taste Butter a loaf tin and arrange about 5 of the rashers of bacon on the bottom. Put the liver and the remainder of the bacon through a mincer […]

  • Jam roly poly recipe

    A new word for a lot of Americans will be “stodge”. It’s a word with many negative connotations, but in the case of Jam Roly Poly that’s what it’s supposed to be – a stodgy comfort food designed to deliver calories straight to your waistline. Enjoy! 300g / 10.5oz / 2 cups AP flour or […]