Monday, 28 February 2011

My fav recipies..

Thought id start posting some of my fav recipies..well basically we have some fabby if some what scary news..we are expecting the thump thump thump of little feet again..who said your fertility decreases after 30? So as we live in a 2 bed house..we need to save as much as possible for the attic conversion sheduled for summer 2011 eeek..So have to be as frugal as possible, which includes making, recycling, and managing food wastage..well this week i had a bit of cheese i needed to use i made cheese scones from my great grans recipe..
cheese..or other scones..
8oz self rasing flour
1 level teaspoon of baking powder
2oz marg
1 egg
4oz grated cheese
pinch of mustard powder or white pepper
preheat oven to 425f/220c/gas mark 7..lightly grease a baking tray
rub fat into flour to make bread crumbs texture, add egg and cheese, mix in enough milk to bind it together, turn out onto lighlty floured surface and roll out to about 1/2 inch thick and cut into rounds..bake for about 10 mins or until golden brown , allow to cool and demolish!..makes about 12
plain..omit cheese and pepper/mustard and just add 1oz castor sugar
fruit scones..omit cheese and pepper/mustard and add 2/3 oz dried fruit and 1oz castor sugar
ginger and walnut, omit cheese and pepper/mustard add 1oz walnut peices and 1 teaspoon of ginger powder as well as 1 oz sugar
serve the sweet with clotted cream and strawberry jam..yummy x