I hope you don’t mind hearing more about my oat cakes. It was time to make some more and this time I thought I would experiment with a couple of changes. The two changes I had in mind was to grind up some of the oats a little less finely and to add baking powder.… Read More Seeking perfection? or just a change?
First an update on the first batch. The flavour improved with keeping which was good. Today I decided to try to make another batch but this time I would use the grinder than came with my new blender instead of the food processor to grind the oats. I was amazed. Where the food processor had… Read More Oatcakes revisited
Not sure how easy it would be to get my favourite sort of oatcakes and having plenty of oats I decided to try and make my own. I actually made them at the same time as I made the Hot Cross Buns as they needed the same temperature for about the same amount of time.… Read More Making Oatcakes
Inspired by Patch’s post where she talks of the problem of flapjacks coming out crumbly or too hard and chewy and remembering that my flapjacks of the past had often been on the hard side, I decided to try and make the perfect flapjack. Now in my youth, when I was in my convent grammar… Read More The Perfect Flapjack?
“Here is one I prepared earlier!” Since my granddaughter is here this week, I put this post together last week. I thought that I would share with you my recipe for Muesli. It is what I have for breakfast on weekdays. The recipe in its proportions owes something to this book that I bought many… Read More Homemade Muesli
I haven’t had any time for blogging this week because I have had my granddaughter staying with me. We have been very busy and apart from everyday things we have:- Continued with knitting practice. I am teaching her to knit but it isn’t as easy as it might be because she lives a long way… Read More Well, I was really busy last week
Something on crochet next time. But for now a little culinary aside – When I was a child my mother had a recipe for Cherry Oat Biscuits and when I had children of my own I took a copy of the recipe. The first thing I decided was that the cherries (glace cherries) were not… Read More One problem after another…………….