My own recipe for making homemade Elderflower cordial is best made with homegrown elderflowers so that you know they are totally clean of pollution. It is also best made by picking the flowers on a warm sunny morning in mid-June. Some years these exact conditions do not all come together, which makes the resulting cordial […]
Recipes we enjoy at home at Brambleberry Jams
This month Ni4kids newspaper is featuring Brambleberry Jams homemade strawberry jam and scones recipes. I’m hoping to encourage people to get cooking and enjoy making jam and fresh scones for their family and friends. Nothing beats the taste or smell of freshly made strawberry jam.
Today was fun being filmed by the Bite To Savour team while making fresh Rhubarb and Orange Jam at home. The video will be out next week for their newsletter. I picked the rhubarb fresh last week from a friends garden in Moira, about 5 miles from my home. I was then jamming it in […]
How to make meringues with AliceI have filmed myself making my homemade tiny meringues for a craft fair this week. I have managed to upload it unto my new YouTube channel called Brambleberry Jams and linked it to my Facebook page. It has worked well so I will be filming more recipes very soon.
Craft Fair 10am – 3pm Tuesday 7th April I will be selling freshly made jams and sauces with homemade meringues and scones as tasters.
Homemade pancakes do not need to be kept for Shrove Tuesday, they are a top favourite in our house as a Sunday evening tea at anytime of the year. My favourite recipe for basic pancakes will make enough for 4 people: 8oz Self Raising Flour (plain flour will do, they just will be flatter) 2 […]
My favourite cookie recipe is adapted from a Nigella Lawson recipe in Feast, and I makes either 30 small cookies or 1 massive cookie. For all special occasions at home the children love making this massive cookie to decorate, and eat! It’s so easy for children to help make this, just gather together: 140g plain […]
Ingredients: 300g caster sugar 150g egg whites (about 6 eggs depending on the size of egg) Equipment: Stand mixer or hand mixer and large bowl 3 trays lined with baking paper Piping bag or medium sized spoon Method: First weigh out the caster sugar into a heat proof bowl and warm it in the oven […]
Ingredients: 650g good bread flour (white or wholemeal or mixed) 15g dried active yeast 1 teaspoon of sugar 150 ml warm water 2 teaspoons table salt Drizzle olive oil 275ml warm milk 1 dessert spoon honey Handful of seeds of your choice (sunflower/pumpkin/sesame/poppy) Equipment: 2 medium loaf tins 2 tin liners (optional but helpful) 1 […]