Slow Cooker time!

Decisions, decisions! There's a slow cooker class here this Saturday and I'm trying to make up my mind about which dishes we will be preparing. The well-thumbed, well-used slow cooker books have loads of potential dishes marked. Just as well there are 15 (!) slow cookers standing at the ready. Looks like no-one will be … Continue reading Slow Cooker time!

A Sad Loss

It's been a sad few days. Our darling old ram, Ramekin, has died. He's been wonderful company here on the farm, a real character and gentle as can be. He liked nothing better than a pat and a hand-fed treat of a piece of fruit each day. RIP dear old boy, we will really miss … Continue reading A Sad Loss

Steamed Pork Buns

I've had some requests for the recipe for the Steamed Pork Buns. I've just transcribed it from my scribbled notes from when I was making them yesterday. STEAMED PORK BUNS Makes 18 The Bun Dough 375g plain flour 1¼ teaspoons instant dried yeast 2 teaspoons salt 35g sugar ¾ teaspoon baking powder 1 ½ tablespoons … Continue reading Steamed Pork Buns