The BEST Bacalao (Salted Cod) Pasties


300 g + flour 300 g cold butter 150 g cheese (optional)


2 fillets defrosted ready to cook bacalao (saled cod) 5 -8.s Sage leaves 3 Tbsp thyme 700 ml milk 4 mids size potatoes 1 onion 3 Cloves of garlic 100 g butter 3/4 Cup flour salt + pepper 1 egg beaten Peas and steamed carrots to serve


Make a ruff puff pastry and chill in the […]

Bread Pudding

This pudding is a great way to use you old bread, plus it’s easy to make and tastes great. There are also many things you can do with it… if you want to make a savoury bread pudding then leave out everything sweet and instead add cheese, fried mushrooms and onions then serve with a tomato sauce. Or you can do a chocolate bread pudding and spread chocolate spread over one side of the bread and add chunks of chocolate instead of raisins. Enjoy! […]

Leek, Mushroom and Goat's Cheese Tart

This is a scrumptious tart that is pretty quick and easy to make, though frying the veg can take a little while, but you can also experiment with veg and flavours. This tart is best served hot (straight from the oven) with steamed veg and fresh bread. Enjoy! […]

Pita Pocket Bread

Total Rising Time: 40 -45 minutes Cooking Time: 5 – 21 minutes depending how many you can put in the oven at once.

Total Time: 1 and 20 mins


11g of dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water 1 1/4 tbsp honey 4 – 4 1\2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp salt 3 tbsp dry milk 1 1\4 cup extra lukewarm water


Put the honey and water into a […]

Vegetarian Scone Bake

This is a great meal to make when you’ve got a bit of free time at hand, though this dish is totally worth the extra time, and my family love it. Server this bake with steamed or boil vegetables, (preferably peas! 😛 ) This dish is also a great was of using up veg that needs eating, like celery, leeks, beans e.g. ( getting dribbles down the side of your dish is inevitable I’m afraid to say though) […]

How to bake potatoes so that they’re crisp on the outside and fluffy inside

The two mistakes people tend to make when cooking baked potatoes are a) to use a microwave and b) to buy absolutely gigantic potatoes that take an age to cook. People tend to use a microwave because they’re cooking them for themselves but you never get as good a result.

If you’re cooking several at once they also need to be even-sized so you don’t end up with some overcooked and others undercooked – […]

Wild Garlic Soup

WHEN wild garlic is in season it’s a fantastic ingredient – and here it’s free and it’s everywhere. This recipe makes a deliciously tasty soup.


250 g wild garlic

50 g butter

1 onion, thinly sliced

1 Manx potato, peeled and chopped into 1cm cubes

1.1 litres stock

150 ml double cream


1. melt the butter in a large pan until foaming, then add the onion and gently fry for 3-4 minutes, or […]