Bacon Brie and Cranberry Quiche

Ingredients For the pastry 300g plain flour 150g butter or margarine 50-70ml cold water Big pinch of salt For the filling 3 large eggs 250ml milk 200g grated chedder 200g chopped brie 5 rashers thick cut bacon (cooked) 3 tablespoons cranberry sauce Preheat the oven to 170°C gas mark 4. In a large bowl combine the flour, salt and margarine/butter, and rub together until it … Continue reading Bacon Brie and Cranberry Quiche

Neapolitan Viennese Whirls

Viennese whirls are my all time favourite biscuits. Melt in the mouth buttery pieces of heaven. They are however, a bit of a faff. Our basic biscuits are easily whipped up and stand up well against plenty of toddler man-handling but Viennese whirls are a bit more fiddly. Trust me when I say though that they are worth the effort 100 times over. I’ve messed … Continue reading Neapolitan Viennese Whirls

Pumpkin, Bacon and Cheese Muffins

Somedays my kids will clear a plate of veggie chilli no questions asked. Other days I have to pretend the man reading the meter is the dinner inspector in order to get them to have a bite of fish finger. On those days when hoping for a well timed visit from the meter reader is your only option, it’s always worth getting the kids involved … Continue reading Pumpkin, Bacon and Cheese Muffins

Chocolate Custard Tart

Sometimes it seems that the few things guaranteed to keep my kids happy are also the things that I find especially annoying. YouTube videos of strangers playing with toys, watched on my phone of course. Playdoh in all its guises. Sticker books where the stickers inevitably end up on my furniture rather than the book. There are however two things that keep us all happy. … Continue reading Chocolate Custard Tart