Food and Drink

Lemon Garlic Pasta

Lemon Garlic Pasta

Ingredients: 250g Spaghetti/Linguine pasta 2-3 garlic cloves chopped Zest of 2 lemons 2 tbsp of lemon juice 2 tbsp Regular olive oil for cooking Salt to taste approx 1/2 tsp Drizzle of Extra virgin olive oil for dressing Optional dried...

Homemade pizza

Homemade pizza

Makes 5-6 individual pizzas Ingredients: For the dough:  850 g 00 flour 500 ml room temp water 5 g salt 5 g fresh yeast For the sauce: 1 can of good quality plum tomatoes 1 pinch of salt 5 basil leaves Choose any toppings you like….or have in the cupboard/fridge!...

Sourdough

Sourdough

You will need a sourdough starter to make this, see 'Sourdough Starter' for details on how to make it. Ingredients: 500g strong white flour, plus extra for dusting 1 tsp fine salt 1 tbsp clear honey 300g sourdough starter flavourless oil, for greasing Method: Tip the...

Sourdough Starter

Sourdough Starter

Method STEP 1 Day 1: To begin your starter, mix 50g flour with 50g tepid water in a jar or, better still, a plastic container. Make sure all the flour is incorporated and leave, semi-uncovered, at room temperature for 24 hrs. STEP 2 Day 2: Mix 50g flour with 50g tepid...

Twyford Pantry August & September 2020

Twyford Pantry August & September 2020

Twyford Pantry August Sept 2020 Welcome back! Who would have thought since writing for the Feb/March issue our worlds would have been thrown into such turmoil?  I hope that you have all stayed safe and well but if you have fallen ill or sadly known someone who has...

Pubs and Restaurants are Back and Prepared to Welcome You!

Pubs and Restaurants are Back and Prepared to Welcome You!

Finally, the local food and drinks businesses in our area are reopening… Hurrah! Here’s a small list of all the pubs, restaurants and coffee shops re-opening this weekend. Remember to keep your distance, be patient (it’s a new way of working for everybody) and...

How to Make a Bramble Cocktail

How to Make a Bramble Cocktail

It's World Gin Day and what better way to celebrate than with my favourite Gin Cocktail, The Bramble! The Bramble might be inspired by the flavours of autumn and winter, but with the combo of citrusy lemon, sweet sugar and tart blackberries it suits a warm summers day...

Easy Pot Roasted Lamb with Potatoes and Rosemary

Easy Pot Roasted Lamb with Potatoes and Rosemary

Serves 4 Ingredients 500g (1lb) boneless shoulder of lamb, trimmed of fat, cut into 4 pieces OR you can use 4 small lamb shanks – one per person2 tsp Schwartz ‘Season-All’Salt and freshly ground black pepper1 tbs dried oregano2 tbs fresh rosemary leaves, stripped from...

Easter Egg Brownies

Easter Egg Brownies

 Serves 9-10 (depending on portion size!) Ingredients 185g unsalted butter, cut into small chunks, plus extra for greasing185g best dark chocolate, broken into pieces3 large eggs275g golden caster sugar85g plain flour40g cocoa powder5 Cadbury’s Creme Eggs150g mini...