Month: December 2015

Hogmanay -New Years Eve

Hogmanay -New Years Eve

So here we are on the cusp of another new year… 2016 just around the corner. Being Scottish we have a few traditions that need to be upheld on this fantastic evening of Hogmanay…… I have so many memories of years gone by, growing up […]

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Lemon Drizzle Cake

Lemon Drizzle Cake

              At this time of year we are all stuffed with the traditional Christmas food and of course the leftovers. I had some friends coming round for a cuppa this morning and wanted to have something a little lighter […]

French Onion Puffs

French Onion Puffs

              These little treats are ideal for any party. Especially at this time of year, with New Years Eve parties looming. They are great to have them in the fridge or freezer, just in case! Originally I created them […]

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto

Well it has been one of those days today, the sun is shining, the sky blue but its cold outside. So of course we are all looking for something to warm us through. So a delicious risotto is on the cards for this evening.     […]

Homemade Custard Powder

Homemade Custard Powder

It may seem strange to some that you would need a recipe for Homemade Custard Powder, but for those of us that can not get their hands on Birds Custard Powder very easily, this is a great alternative. Birds custard was created by Alfred Bird in […]

Scottish Soda Bread

Scottish Soda Bread

This is a wonderful recipe for any time of the year. I make this on a daily basis when I have guests, they all love it, fresh bread, its just delicious, loaded with butter and jam, what more could you ask for, for breakfast.   […]