Cooking Veal

Cooking Veal

 Alison McKee Veal was not included in my mother’s repertoire of dishes. It must have been widely available, despite it being unheard of in our house, as many early community cookbooks from the first half of the twentieth century and … Read more »

Boiled Eggs with Soldiers

Boiled Eggs with Soldiers

Boiled Eggs with Soldiers – Alison Mckee Be it fish pie or bread and butter pudding ‘comfort’ or ‘nursery’ food is constantly being reinvented and always fashionable. Soft-boiled or runny ‘Egg and Soldiers’ is just one of those dishes that, … Read more »

Winter Pudding Recipes

Winter Pudding Recipes

Puddings Back in Style – Tammy McLeodWhen it comes to something sweet to eat after a meal in winter, the word pudding conjures up delicious, hot, tummy filling food. As children we had pudding with dinner most nights – more … Read more »

Verjuice

Verjuice

Verjuice – Alison McKee Verjuice, the juice of unripe grapes, was first produced in New Zealand in 1997 and is now produced in most winemaking regions prior to the annual harvest. Unlike wine Verjuice is not fermented and therefore contains … Read more »

Jam Making

Jam Making

Jam Making – Tammy McLeod I never really liked jam, until I discovered that home made jam has a very different taste to the store bought product. Jam making is something I began about five years ago, my first attempt … Read more »