Pilau Rice

This recipe for Pilau rice is a hit every time I do it. It’s easy, wholesome and delicious. Here are the ingredients: 500 grams basmati rice 4 cloves 1 small cinnamon stick 1/2 teaspoon salt a good pinch of turmeric 60g Butter or Ghee 1 finely sliced onion 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 – 5 cardamom pods litre boiling water In a … Continue reading Pilau Rice

Scotch Eggs

I simply love a good scotch egg. A fresh boiled egg wrapped in a golden breadcrumb and sausage wrapping. It’s the ultimate snack or meal for anytime of the day. Makes 8 8 organic farm eggs (to be boiled) 2 eggs (for the dipping) 8 sausages (remove the skin) 200 grams white breadcrumbs lemon zest of half a lemon 1 tablespoon mustard parsley (finely chopped) … Continue reading Scotch Eggs

Chocolate cake à la crème de marron (chestnut cream)

For chestnut cream and chocolate lovers, this is the business! This cake, so popular with my family and friends, is rich in chocolate flavour with an underlying taste of chestnut vanilla cream. Pure satisfaction. Perfect for any occasions, I baked it for my husband’s birthday today! 435 grs tin sweetened chestnut purée (available in most supermarkets) 140 ml double cream or crème fraîche 50 grs … Continue reading Chocolate cake à la crème de marron (chestnut cream)