Chocolate Cake

I’ve been in tray-bake mood for the past few weeks, so I used the square tin and made a chocolate one, covered it with Icing and chocolate shavings. It’s quite exquisite to eat and incredibly soft. I think the reason for this is because I sifted the flour twice and cooked the cake on a…

Pip’s Paella

  Paella Ingredients: A hand full of white rice for each person. I use Basmati.  1 tbs oil Diced chicken 1 red pepper Frozen prawns thawed Handful of garden peas 100g Chorizo Pinch of Saffron 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1 Chicken stock cube 1 tsp Paprika Pinch of salt and pepper Method: Fill a cup…

Stuffed Aubergines

In all my 48 years on this earth I have never stuffed an aubergine.  It’s never been one of the things I would put down on my bucket list, but more to do with something I’ve never done that would probably be advantageous and fulfilling but not especially necessary. A bit like tasting a scallop,…