Tag Archives: Honey

GIN ROASTED PEARS WITH CARAMELISED CHESTNUTS

Over the past few long weeks whilst B has been poorly and cooped up, we’ve ended up doing the inevitable: watching too much TV.  I won’t divulge here exactly how many period dramas and 80s and 90s films this has involved – I’m good enough at embarrassing myself by accident, there’s no need to do so purposely.  But it hasn’t all been […]

OATY BANANA & FIG FINGERS

I like to carry snacks with me when I’m out and about.  I often don’t sleep very well, and it gets in the way of day to day life, making me hungry often, fogging my mind and stupefying me a little bit.  Whether you’re familiar with that particular problem or not, we all need an energy boost […]

WHITE WINE, HONEY & ROSEMARY POACHED PEARS WITH SAFFRON & ROSEMARY FLOWER ICE CREAM

After seeing a honey and rosemary cake over on Cottage Grove House, I started to crave those flavours, and the idea to infuse them into poached pears popped into my head whilst tidying the kitchen and seeing the fruit sitting on the side. These two pears beckoned me over, and told me in no uncertain […]

BUTTERED QUINCE & HONEY FLAPJACKS

I made flapjacks for the first time a few days ago, and I’ve already made more.  The first batch were a definite success, but I was trying to recreate the flavour of the flapjacks sold in a local coffee shop, so with this second lot I tried to be a little more creative.  Again, I wanted something fruity, and this time […]