Retro Cucumber Relish

Retro Cucumber Relish

Garden The saying “When it rains it pours” certainly relates well to my garden.  So often it’s slim pickings in my vegetable and herb garden, but when I do get a crop you can bet your life it’s a bumper crop! A few weeks ago I started drowning in...
by Feb 26, 2015
Skinny Strawberry Trifle

Skinny Strawberry Trifle

Desserts Okay honey buns, I need to share with you a very old fashioned trifle recipe because I have found the cutest trifle dish. But first… over the Christmas period I was looking for a dish which would allow me to make a huge family trifle. I never really found what I...
by Feb 15, 2013
Chilli Jam

Chilli Jam

Preserves/Jams Some like it hot – and – some – sweat when the heat is on…. Oh how I am showing my age now! Robert Palmer straight out of the 80’s! So keeping with the retro theme, I have a retro recipe, and old fashioned Chilli Jam. With all this rain and humidity,...
by Jan 06, 2012