Category Archives: Herbs, Spices & Flavourings

Hot Cross Bun Bread and Butter Puddings – Hot Cross Bunnies

Crusty on the outside with a gloriously gooey custardy middle….Another easy recipe from Dinner at Mine.….yesterday for our Easter brunch I added a few chocolate chips too….. You can use ramekins, but I used mugs to make them in, and … Continue reading

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Sweetcorn Polenta

Sweetcorn Polenta   Don’t be fooled but the understated vision of this dish. If you like sweet corn, then you will adore this. Polenta is usually cooked using dried cornmeal, but this recipe uses the fresh corn kernels and makes … Continue reading

Posted in August, Brunch, Grains, Pasta & Pulses, Herbs, Spices & Flavourings, Lunch, October, September, Sides & Salads, Supper, Vegetables, Vegetarian | Leave a comment

Kitchen Garden No.4 Early October. No one is more surprised than me that this pumpkin actually grew…

Look at the pumpkin on that! No really, no one is more surprised than me, that this pumpkin actually grew!  I reckon it’s been enjoying the scorching few days we luckily had recently. It might not look much to you, … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Raspberry Ginger Cocktails

Gin, fresh rhubarb, raspberries, homemade ginger beer, smidge amaretto, mint and ice….in a flask, on my bike over to Hackney Wicked last weekend to give support and refreshment to Flossy selling her headresses on the street….. Rhubarb Raspberry Ginger Cocktails

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Pea and Avocado Puree with Basil and Lemon

A summery dip to serve at a barbecue…….or as a puree for a starter……or spread on little bits of toast for bruschetta to serve with drinks……or served with grilled fish….   Pea and Avocado Puree with Basil and Lemon

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Ginger Beer Recipe Rastamouse and Stylee’s “Proper Refreshing” Ginger Beer

As I said I’m a new fan of rastamouse……This is the tested and perfected version of my ginger beer recipe I made in his (and Stylee’s) honour. As I also said this mixture makes brilliant ginger beer ice lollies too.….and … Continue reading

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Ginger Beer Ice Lollies – For when the sun shines again…

Pour homemade Ginger beer into lolly holders and freeze. Done. Proper refreshing.

Posted in August, Drinks & Nibbles, Herbs, Spices & Flavourings, July, Tea, Cakes & Confectionery | 1 Comment

Kitchen Garden No.3 Early August

Ok, so the kitchen garden (cough! cough!) in the space behind my front door, is starting to take shape

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