Rarebit – Grandma Evans Welsh

Contributed by LE My Grandma Evans never wrote down her recipes. She never made ‘cheese on toast’. She made Welsh Rabbit. She made it for us grandkids without stout or ale and altered the ingredients depending on whatever she had in the house at the time. And I definitely remember her calling it “rabbit”, not … Read more


Happy Dal Contributed by MS A dear friend of mine taught me how to make this years ago, and it has been a staple in my house ever since. Dal is cheap, filling, comforting and healthy. I often add spinach to boost the nutritional value. I asked my friend what she’d like me to name … Read more

Fudge – Terrys Chocolate Orange in Slow cooker

Terrys Chocolate Orange Fudge .. in the slowcooker Contributed by DC Ingredients 1 tin condensed milk 3 Terry’s Chocolate Oranges Dash of vanilla essence Chilli’s to taste Method Tap ’em to unwrap ’em – the chocolate oranges – and put in the slow cooker Add the condensed milk Add a dash of vanilla essence – … Read more

Crostinis and toppings

Derek’s Cool Crostini’s – and toppings Contributed by DC This is what was left over 🙂 Ingredients Crostinis one french stick (not too crunchy as it will be re-cooked) olive oil to brush Mackerel Pate 240g pack of smoked mackerel 180g soft cheese 2 Tbsp horseradish 1 tsp lemon juice handful of parsley Balsamic Tomatoes … Read more

Cheesecake – Nigella’s Chocolate & Lime

Nigella’s Chocolate and Lime Cheesecake Contributed by DC Photo by Francesca Yorke Serves: 8 INGREDIENTS 200 grams double chocolate maryland cookies or other double chocolate chip cookies 75 grams unsalted butter 750 grams cream cheese 200 grams caster sugar 4 large eggs 2 large egg yolks juice of 4 limes METHOD Preheat the oven to … Read more

Cheese and Spinach Muffins

Cheese and Spinach Muffins Contributed by MS Makes 12 muffins (or approx. 18x cupcake sized) Suitable for freezing Ingredients: 2 eggs 150ml milk 75g butter, melted 150g grated cheddar cheese 75g fresh baby spinach, chopped 250g self-raising flour 1/2 vegetable stock cube salt and pepper to taste Method: Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas mark 4 and … Read more

Cheesecake – Jude’s Cheesecake

Jude’s Cheesecake Contributed by MS – My Mums recipe 🙂 Ingredients: 1 small pack digestive biscuits (approx. 300g) – crushed 5oz/45g butter – melted (approx, depending on how many biscuits used) 1 x 250g pack mascarpone 1 x large pack light cream cheese (approx. 340g, depending on brand) 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 oz/30g caster sugar … Read more

Buttermilk Pancakes

Lorna’s BUTTERMILK PANCAKES Contributed by LE A favourite recipe. In Alberta, pancakes are for every day, not just Shrove Tuesday. I think they were the first thing my mom taught me to make. They are basic breakfast food for cowboys (including kids like me who joined the cattle drives). And free pancake breakfasts at festivals, … Read more