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Barrels and Bottles Blog — recipe

Recipe : Apple and Apricot Turnovers

apple and apricot turnovers Cooking recipe

Delicious, easy to make apple and apricot turnovers… Ingredients: 150g dried apricots 300g Bramley apples, peeled, quartered, cored & chopped 50ml water 35g caster sugar 500g puff pastry block plain flour for dusting egg white to glaze caster sugar for glazing icing sugar Method: Put apricots, apple, water and sugar in a saucepan over a […]

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Recipe : Lemon & Almond Madeleines

bryan thompson Cooking lemon & almond madeleines recipe

A recipe by Bryan Thompson : Ingredients 75g Butter 3 Eggs 80g Caster sugar 40g Ground almonds 80g Plain flour Zest of lemon or orange 1 Cardamom pod Method Heat butter till nutty brown in colour Whisk eggs & sugar to ribbon stage. Gradually combine ground almonds and zest, fold into whisked egg mixture until […]

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Mashed potato – the flexible leftover

Cooking mashed potato recipe

You know how it is, you have peeled and boiled a couple of extra spuds and your portions are all out and you are left with a great big dollop. Don’t throw it away as mashed potato is a really versatile food. They are great for potato cakes, potato dumplings or just serve again as […]

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Recipe for Carrot Cake

carrot cake Cooking recipe

Ingredients : 2 Eggs 140ml (5fl oz) Vegetable oil 200g (7oz) Soft light 300g (11oz) Grated carrot (weight when grated) 100g (3 ½ oz) Raisins 75g (3oz) Pecans or walnuts, chopped (optional) 180g (6 ½ oz) self-raising flour Pinch of salt ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp freshly grated nutmeg […]

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