Twinkle, twinkle little star…..Elderflower Cordial to make in May

Right now, at the end of May in South East England, is the time to go and pick a large, double handful of just opened elderflower heads, with which to make the ridiculously easy, but exquisitely delicious Elderflower Cordial. All you need are a few lemons and oranges, around a kilo of granulated sugar, and…

Homemade Baked Beans, and how to feed the family very cheaply

Still in lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and fast running out of funds, let alone inspiration, with which to provide two square meals a day to six fully grown homeworkers, I thought I would see if I could make my own baked beans. Only criteria being that they must taste as least as good…

Economical Dinner Party Recipe for the busy Cook……Kipper Pate!

Everybody needs a quick, delicious and cheap Dinner Party recipe up their sleeve! Kipper Pate does not sound the most inspiring of things, but believe me when I say this is quite marvellous and will get you many compliments. And currently costing between £1 and £2 for a single good quality loose kipper from the…