Tried & Tested


Favourite Kitchen Implements


Heat-Resistant Spatula
So much more useful than a wooden spoon when you need to scrape up every last drop.
Nisbets does this professional-kitchen one with a long handle. Smaller versions are available from any kitchen shop but make sure it’s heat-resistant.

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Anzac Biscuits

A biscuit named after the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) established in World War I, which may or may not have been sent to men fighting in the war by the womenfolk back home. Either way they keep very well in a biscuit tin. Also the...Read More »

Red Onion Tart

A very filling cheesey pie, perfect for this time of year.


serves 8 people 20 people
red onions 4 10
thyme 3 sprigs 6 sprigs
olive oil
plain flour 250g 600g
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Mushroom & Tarragon Souffles - Twice Cooked

These simple souffles are made ahead so it’s a realistic recipe for lots of people, provided you have enough ramekins.


serves, 8 people, 16 people, 35 people
mushrooms, 150g, 300g, 600g
butter, 50g, 100g, 200g
tarragon, 20g, 40g, 80g
extra butter for greasing
plain flour, 25g, 50g, 100g
whole milk, 300ml,...Read More »