day : 18/09/2015 2 results

Spiced Chocolate Cupcakes 

   Made these yesterday as a thank you gift. I'm weird as don't like cake really but these smelled incredible and the Boss scoffed one as soon as they were cool enough to handle. My friends emailed asking for the recipe so here it is! Preheat oven to 180 degrees. Cream together 200g of softened butter and 200g of sugar.  Beat 4 eggs and add gradually (if the mixture curdles just add a spoon of flour and be more patient adding the rest of the egg!). Gently fold in 200g of self ...

The Best Beef Stew, melt in the mouth good..

   I'm pretty critical about food, food I cook anyway, often wondering what I could have done differently. Wow this was amazing, personally I wouldn't change a thing and the whole lot was devoured by just three of us last night. Ingredients and method: 800g beef shin (I thought we'd have leftovers, boy did that meat shrink!) Dust the whole joint in seasoned flour and sear until browned evenly. Remove from pan.    2 large onions, 4 decent sized carrots, 4 sticks celery all ...