Tempura Crayfish Tails

Tempura Crayfish Tails

And now for something a bit different!  The mice have been fishing down by the river and have caught some Signal Crayfish in their traps.  Tempura crayfish tails are on the menu tonight and here’s how to make them. INGREDIENTS Batter 80gms   rice Flour 40gms  ...
Elderflower and Lemon Drizzle Cake

Elderflower and Lemon Drizzle Cake

Now that the elderflower cordial has been made, we thought we’d find an inventive way of using it.  This beautifully summery cake is a perfect accompaniment to your afternoon mug of tea, or if you were celebrating something special, a glass of fizz would go well...
Rhubarb Jelly and Custard

Rhubarb Jelly and Custard

Jelly and custard, a thing of the past, right? Wrong….how can you resist something so simple but so delicious?  It’s great to have some recipes up your sleeve other than the statutory crumble, so give this beautiful, summery pudding a go before the rhubarb...
Baked custard with preserved rhubarb

Baked custard with preserved rhubarb

A simple baked custard is one of life’s little delights!  Whether encased in a crispy pastry crust, or just on its own, it’s a demonstration of how very few ingredients can be combined to make something truly delicious.  In this recipe we have served it...
Rhubarb Gin

Rhubarb Gin

The rhubarb season is coming to an end, so what better way to use up a few remaining stalks than popping them in a jar to make some pretty, pink, rhubarb gin?! INGREDIENTS enough rhubarb to fill two 1 litre kilner jars, or one big one a 1 litre bottle of gin 400g...
Bramble Jelly

Bramble Jelly

  Since the Blackberry season is well under way, we thought we’d give you a simple, easy to make recipe that allows the Blackberry to shine!  Blackberries are naturally low in pectin which allows the jelly to set, so there is some lemon juice added to make you...