This is Halloween and apart from pumpkins (originally turnips for lanterns here in Scotland) and witches etc treacle scones are part of the Halloween traditions in Scotland. As kids we would have to try to bite the treacle scones that were hung up in the kitchen as a Halloween party game.
Archives for October 2018
Ah it is getting to be the run up to Christmas, November looming large and the ideas for those foodie gifts for Christmas coming to mind. This Spiced Pear and Chocolate jam is the perfect addition to your Christmas hampers this year.
This simple recipe for preserved garlic in oil is very much a French thing and an extremely useful thing to have around the kitchen for making all sorts of dishes. It makes a great foodie gift for Christmas too, perfect for those Christmas hampers.
I call these Auld Alliance Apple Tarts just because they are rather prettily set out in the French style rather than a pie case packed with apple with pastry on top. The Auld Alliance for those not in the know was the name given to the bond between Scotland and France to defeat the English…
I’m on a bit of a health kick with my recipes just now and this kale and spinach souffle omelette is no exception. Sometimes you just want to ditch the carbs and really get into those veggies and know that the comfort food you’re making is also super healthy too.