Rye soda bread

Number 3 from Hugh. I think I’m actually going to make it my mission this year to make all the recipes from Hugh’s Light and Easy. I’ve always wanted to do this and this book seems like the perfect one to do. Soda bread is a god send when you need a quick loaf of […]

Some new pancakes to try, savoury style

I am still on the mission to use up my old flours that are sitting in the cupboard (see rosemary and linseed crispbreads for the first). The three pictured above make a very useful flour mix when combined, and you could substitute the rye flour for buckwheat to make it gluten-free. Pancakes have long been […]

Barley risotto with mushrooms, kale and chorizo

Last night’s dinner was a combination of store cupboard ingredients and bits and bobs from the fridge, but it turned out rather tasty. Healthy and hearty, a risotto fills you up and acts as a base for such a wide variety of ingredients. Using barley instead of risotto rice is often quicker and is much […]