Sparkling Cinnamon Toffee Apples

I confess I have never really liked toffee apples until I made these. Before I found them far too sweet and boring, but not anymore. In this recipe I have added cinnamon to offset their sugary sweetness and a touch of edible glitter for some sparkly glamour. I think these really are now the golden balls of toffee apples! Makes: 6 Toffee Apples Ingredients: 6 … Continue reading Sparkling Cinnamon Toffee Apples

Pocketing Porcini

Finally, after years of following my husband around our nearby woods in search of mushrooms, I am now a self-confessed porcini hunter. For those unfamiliar with porcini, they are an edible woodland fungus classified as ‘Boletus edulis’, identified by their brown shinny cap and white spore. In the past, once my husband found some porcini, I would not eat them until 24 hours after he … Continue reading Pocketing Porcini

Pure Apple Puree

I am on a roll with food for free this autumn. A friend kindly brought round a basket of windfall apples and inspired me to pick some from my own back garden! Thinking back to my childhood and remembering my mother baking apples in a roasting tin and then squashing them though a food mill, I decided to have ago myself. For an even easier … Continue reading Pure Apple Puree

Give a Dog a ‘Bone’ – Biscuits for Canines

Dogs love treats so make sure you totally spoil them with these homemade goodies. Get yourself some bone shaped biscuit cutters big and small for both instant snacks and special celebrations too. Try making them with the kids – easy to mix, roll, shape and bake. You can even wrap them for special presents for all your canine friends. Made with wholesome ingredients so you … Continue reading Give a Dog a ‘Bone’ – Biscuits for Canines