Pastry day…

I rather enjoy making pastry and with a busy week coming up, I decided a few days ago to get a bit ahead. Somehow along the way I lost concentration and accidentally doubled the flour in the second batch of rough puff pastry. Rescue remedy procedure was quickly applied but still the results could have … Continue reading Pastry day…

Bollod (Satsuma) Plum Sauce

I was given almost two kilos of blood (Satsuma) plums a few days ago. Today there were still enough left for a half batch of plum sauce. Gorgeous colour (despite its ground spices), lovely flavour. It's an excellent preserve for the pantry shelves (essential to mine anyway). It's delicious with cold meats, barbecues or even … Continue reading Bollod (Satsuma) Plum Sauce