I was delighted to be awarded the Liebster award from a foodie blogger Karen O’Connell of Follow the Food Link, I had noticed a few bloggers mention it and indeed, Karen was awarded the award by two bloggers.
The Rules are – you thank the person who nominated you for the award and link to them. Copy and paste the Liebster award to your own profile. [...]
You may remember me saying a few weeks ago that Rolo, Clay and Soot were off to the butcher. We had difficulty in finding a butcher to slaughter them as butchers now have to have a separate licence to do goats and for some, it just isn’t worth their while. Thanks to Margaret of Oldfarm, we got in contact with their butcher Clive Clarke in Birr who was not only so helpful and accommodating but also met us [...]
I have had making clotted cream on my ‘to do’ list since I saw it made on an ‘Edwardian farming’ programme on the BBC last year and when invited along to bring ‘peasant chic quirky picnic food with a story’ to a photo shoot for the new Irish Country Magazine of the Irish Farmers Journal, I thought I’d attempt to make some as the perfect accompaniment to my spot o dick fruit bread and homemade raspberry jam.
I made 3 batches, [...]
Loving rhubarb, I do love this rhubarb cake. I had a bag of frozen rhubarb in the freezer and decided to make it again last week – I know, as if we hadn’t had enough sweet stuff over the Christmas but this wasn’t chocolately or laden with rich fruit so it made a refreshing (although still perfect for my sweet tooth) change.
Rhubarb & Orange Cake with flaked almonds
I think this is the nicest recipe for brown bread I have ever tasted. ?I make it all the time, I usually omit the sugar as I find it makes it a bit sweet.
12 oz wholemeal flour
1oz wheat bran
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon bread soda
1 dessertspoon brown sugar (optional)
1 tablespoon sunflower oil
half a pint of milk
1 small pot hazelnut or [...]