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Apple Pie

Apple Pie

Grandad has an orchard filled with apple trees, pear trees and probably many other fruit trees that that just look like ordinary trees to the undiscerning eye.  As ever, Grandad has come up trumps with his crop, and once again we have enough apples to make into pies for the foreseeable. Here’s a picture of […]

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Autumn Cottage Pie

Autumn Cottage Pie

Ingredients: Minced beef Carrots Mushrooms 1 beetroot 1 onion 2 tablespoons of tomato puree 2 x beef stock cubes 1 tin of chopped tomatoes Potatoes Cheese Serves 4 Method: Fry off a large onion in oil, then add the mince and brown gently. I like to add a little water since this makes the mince […]

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Sam’s School-Treacle Tart

When my sister Samantha and I were in school, once a week we were given ‘treacle tart’ for pudding. It was delicious and made all the more so by the fact that it wasn’t semolina or rice pudding or, more bizarrely, a bowl of pink custard, which never really seemed like much of a pudding […]

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Black Apple Butter

Jersey Black Butter (Le Niere Buerre) is a famous delicacy, dating from the 16th century, which originated as a by-product in Jersey’s cider-making days. Ingredients: 300ml cider or sweet apple juice 2.2kg cider or sweet apples, peeled and cored 225g Bramley apples, peeled and cored 60g Caster Sugar 1 stick liquorice, finely chopped 1/2 lemon, […]

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