Snack

Breakfast, Brunch, Picnic, Snack

Cheese and bacon muffins

There is nothing as good as a family brunch around the table on Sunday morning. These muffins make a perfect choice and can be served with poached eggs and grilled or slow-roasted tomatoes. This is a lovely recipe for using up that yogurt lurking in the fridge near its sell by date!  ...

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Brunch, Salads, Snack

Slow-roasted tomatoes with herbs

Great to do when there is a glut of our beautiful plump crimson-tomatoes. The tomato is from the Nightshade family. Tomatoes are botanically defined as fruits because they form from a flower and contain seeds but is usually prepared and eaten as a vegetable.Tomatoes are a good dietary...

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Gluten-Free, Snack, Vegetarian

Polenta Chips

Polenta is made by grinding corn into flour, or meal.Traditionally in Italy, it is the name of the dish not the actual ingredient.  It is a rich yellow colour, with a slightly sweet flavour and is available in different grades ranging from coarse to fine. It can be cooked to be...

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Snack

Puff pastry ideas

Have you got some puff pastry over from making that pie? would you like something ready in the freezer for that lunchtime snack/ picnic hamper/ unexpected visitor for drinks or simply a quick and easy bite for when you are busy gardening/decorating ….. or simply hungry!!! Raiding the...

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Canapés, Cheese, Drinks, Snack

Filo Canapés

Just a few ideas to use up all those bits of leftover filo pastry You can make them bite-size and you get a lot from a small amount of pastry. I have a 24 mini bun tin which gives a perfect size for canapés. They can be sweet or savoury and can be frozen before cooking. I have a container…

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