Nonettes

Nonettes. No, me neither. If you, like I, have never heard of them, they’re delicate little honey flavoured  cakes with a marmalade filling from the Dijon area of France. I bought a wonderful cookbook called ‘A La Mère de Famille’ which features traditional recipes from the celebrated shop in Paris. So many of the recipes…

Doughnuts, vegan-style

We seem to have been coming across a lot of ‘out of bounds’ doughnuts recently. Little S went to a lovely forest party where the children got to eat doughnuts dangling off strings (no hands), she definitely felt rather excluded as she couldn’t join in the fun. Then more doughnuts were offered as the ‘most…

Speedy Homemade Raspberry jam

The bounty from the PYO needed to be used up as fast as possible – it’s funny how real fresh fruit goes off far faster than shop bought varieties… I wonder why?!! In fact, after waiting a day the raspberries were starting to look a bit sad and oozy, so jam seemed the best option….

Speedy Soft Set Strawberry Jam

The Wimbledon Tennis Championship is a big thing in the UK, particularly this year with Andy Murray in the final – the first time a Brit has been in the Wimbledon men’s final for a very, very, long time (74 years for any sports statisticians!). I’m not very interested in the sport, but this seems…