Pecan slices

  Who needs an excuse for a party? Silly question a know and certainly not me, so while I’m not American I always think thanksgiving is a great excuse to wheel out the gourds, Stars and Stripes, Americana …..and of course pecan pie!! This year I thought I’d found a wonderful twist on this classic in…

Cranberry pecan rye bread

  I found this recipe in a Martha Stewart book. If I'm honest I thought the mixture was way too heavy and would bro ably result in a baked brick! It is a dense, fruity, nutty bread but very, very delicious. If you omit the rye flour you won't need as much liquid. I think…

Pecan and cranberry bread

Marks and spencer sell a rather nice toasted pecan and cranberry batard, but since I am now trying to make any bread that passes my lips, I wanted to make a similar loaf using the thermomix. James Morton has a nice looking honey and walnut loaf in his book, Brilliant Bread, which I have featured…

Granola

Homemade granola is so easy and so worth the time