Drastic post title and with good reason, Hydrogenated vegetable oils are being used in foods we eat everyday and should be BANNED! Commonly known as "trans fats" in short, HVO/trans fat take much longer for the body to remove, which increases the risk… more »

Prawn sauce - a thrifty alternative

Posted at 03:09:50 pm
I was given this tip, back in the mid 1980's when I used to visit a shop called Bruccianis, in good old Barrow-in-Furness, who made the best sandwiches in the world! Prawns on their own are dry, don't taste of much, etc. Instead of wasting your money… more »

Chocolate Tiffin

Posted at 01:02:53 am
Chocolate Tiffin
Tiffin - means a light meal or snack - it comes from the old Empire British India. Things you will need: 8oz cooking chocolate - milk or dark or both 8oz of plain biscuits 4oz butter 2tbls sugar 4tsp cocoa 2tbls golden syrup Now your instructions:… more »


Posted at 01:40:20 am
Good pastry: keep it as cold as possible rule of thumb - Half fat to flour when adding in water to bind, make it ice cold (run the tap for a good 5 minutes) too sticky? add a little more flour - to dry? add a little more water people often make the… more »
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