A White Loaf

500g Strong White Flour 300ml Water 2tsp Dried Yeast 1.5tsp Sea Salt A lovely loaf ……. but not a keeper. The inclusion of some fat in the form of milk powder, butter, oil etc. would help it keep longer but … Continue reading


1 Large Red Pepper 1 Large Yellow Pepper 1 Tomato 1/2 Red Onion 1 Clove of Garlic 4tbs Olive Oil 2tbs Red Wine Vinegar 2tsp Sugar Small Handful of Basil Salt I love this sweet sour Peperonata with seafood such … Continue reading

Spelt bread

350g Strong White flour 150g Wholemeal Spelt flour 320ml Water 2tsp Dried Yeast 1.5tsp Sea Salt Our everyday loaf at home. I’ve tried various ratios of white wheat flour to spelt flour and this is the one we like best. … Continue reading

Chard Tart

A Waitrose recipe and very enjoyable it was too. 300g shortcrust pastry 3 tbsp olive oil 2 medium onions, finely sliced 250g Swiss chard 2 medium eggs plus 1 medium egg yolk 200ml crème fraîche Salt and freshly ground black … Continue reading