When I started baking I used only fresh yeast. It was how I learned to bake bread and sweet loafs. As it is not easy to find fresh yeast in UK, I’ve switched to dried yeast and I usually use easy bake yeast. As more and more ethnic shops appear on the high street, I’ve
It’s been a while since I’ve blogged about ingredients, but I recently bought some pretty interesting ones and I’m going to share them on my blog. One of these ingredients is Kimchi. Kimchi is a staple in Korean cuisine. It is a side dish that is talked about in many health TV shows because its
I mentioned in another post, the Owls in the Pumpkin Patch that I’m not buying and promoting items that have been made with Palm oil from unsustainable sources. If you don’t know, many items on the shelves contain palm oil that is procured by deforestation; that leads to loss of habitat for many species, including
Today’s post will be different, I’m going to talk about my spices. I like to use all sort of spices, this way, even a dish I’ve made before can be more exciting and new by adding different spices. These are the shelves with the spices on display. There are 45 jars of spices. Some of
I found these new veggies at Lidl called Kalettes and I had to try them. After trying a few recipes with them, I’ve decided to make a post on how to cook Kalettes. First of all, let’s talk about Kalettes. They are a new vegetable obtained by crossing kale with brussels sprouts with traditional hybridization.
My husband and I love cheese. Sometimes I would prepare a cheese plate with a glass of wine instead of dinner, especially after a very consistent lunch. For those occasions, having some nice oatcakes and water biscuits to go with the cheese is a must. I received these Stag Bakeries Seaweed oatcakes, Seaweed water biscuits
I love trying new ingredients, so I was delighted when I was sent a few samples from Opies to try. Opies is a family-run business started in 1880. They are producing foods in the same location in Kent since 1929. Their range is very interesting and most of their products can be found in local