The Pregnant, Rescued cat, Fleur, has met two of our boys, Cookie & Felix through the pen that she is in. We let her out for some fresh air, and the boys just happened to be around.
Collect around 1kg plums (under-ripe ones are best). Wash these thoroughly discarding ones which are damaged – no need to de-stone them. Place them in a thick-bottomed pan with just under half a pint of mulled wine (or red wine – if you use red wine, sprinkle with nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon etc to your taste).
Christmas Cherry Souffle Pre-heat the oven to 180*C (160 for a fan oven) or gas mark 4. Butter 2 x7 inch souffle or casserole dishes. Put a large baking sheet in the oven to warm up. For each 2oz of left over christmas pud, (crumbled), you will need 4 tablesp brandy and 2 oz black …
When you have made your home-made Stuffing for the Turkey – you will have the hollowed out shell of a loaf. Fill it with treats for the birds – seeds, nuts, fat, left over dinner, dried up christmas pudding and christmas cake. The birds will love it.
As Autumn is here, I thought you might like to have a recipe for Crab Apple Jelly. For every 2kg (4lbs) of fresh non-bruised, washed crab apples, use around half a pound of caster sugar, the juice of half a lemon, and enough water just to cover the fruit in a saucepan. You will also need …
My friend, Jemima, mentioned that she was making some Liver Cake for her dogs, so I asked for the recipe. As it happens, there is no recipe as such, but this is how Jemima makes it – aided by Skully’s sister, Olive. The ingredients are as follows: A cup of Flour (any sort but self …
I don’t know if you’ve noticed or not but its been a bumper year for plums. My tree is laden with them and the windfall plums are on the ground. Here’s a recipe which is easy, fun and very tasty. Mulled Wine Plum Jam! Collect around 1kg plums (under-ripe ones are best). Wash these thoroughly …