Kosher for Pesach Double Chocolate Muffins Brownies

Kosher for Pesach Double Chocolate Muffins Brownies
We had people coming over during Passover (Pesach) and my wife wanted to make something sweet. The no flour no rising agent thing posed some challenges but she came up with this recipe. It stunned us all. Yum. Kosher for Pesach Double Chocolate Muffins Brownies Delicious chocolate muffins, or is that brownies, that can be ...

Dana’s Scones

Dana's Scones
My six year old daughter Dana was given the job of cooking scones for her homework. It was all about measuring accurately. The school issued a recipe that actually produced quite nice scones. Dana's Scones Akiva School Light and fluffy scones. Perfect for making with kids. Print Recipe Pin Recipe Ingredients  225 grams self raising flour40 ...

Granola Las Bugambilias

In Oaxaca we stayed at a charming bed and breakfast place called La Casa de los Sabores, and it truly was a House of Flavours. Each morning we were presented with a glorious breakfast from the local cuisine, including a divine granola that took Galit’s fancy. She particularly liked the crunchy texture and the Amaranth ...

Gail’s Soho Buns 3

Gail's Soho Buns
Gail’s is an artisan bakery in London that we frequent quite a lot. Galit loves their Soho Buns and when they published the recipe in their newsletter I thought I’d type it up. Gail's Soho Buns Gail's Artisan Bakery Little brioche with chocolate. Print Recipe Pin Recipe Ingredients  10 g fresh yeast or 5g dried40 ml ...

Apricot Jam / Riba Mishmish

Robert makes a fantastic apricot jam. He always gives me some to take home from our family holidays. Apricot Jam / Riba Mishmish Robert Haviv Print Recipe Ingredients  1.5 kg fresh apricots1 kg sugar1 lemon juice only Instructions Remove stones from apricots to make about 1 kg of fruit Mix all ingredients Cook 1 to 1.5 hours. ...

Galit’s Toasted Muesli

My Toasted Muesli recipe was king for 20 years, but this year we went to Mexico for a couple of weeks and discovered a new recipe. In Oaxaca we stayed at a charming bed and breakfast place called La Casa de los Sabores, and it truly was a House of Flavours. Each morning we were ...

Toasted Muesli

I started to make my own muesli over 20 years ago because I didn’t like the amount of sugar the commercial muesli’s added. And while I was about it I cut back on the amount of fat as well. Originally I micro-waved this recipe – this had the advantages that it was fast (8 minutes ...

Porridge for one in a microwave

For a while I was making myself porridge every morning in a microwave. This is a “Steven” sized portion. The Scots serve porridge with salt. In New Zealand we prefer it sweet. Porridge for one in a microwave Steven Thomas Print Recipe Ingredients  1/2 cup rolled oats1 1/4 cups hot water Instructions Mix Microwave 3-5 minutes (stir ...

Hotcakes, Pikelets, and Scotch Pancakes

Hotcakes, Pikelets, and Scotch Pancakes
Growing up in New Zealand I discovered the joys of Pikelets – small, thick pancakes we used to eat with butter and honey for afternoon tea. Later I discovered Hotcakes, which are served up for breakfast in the US with butter and maple syrup. Much later still, when I started making my own Hotcakes and ...

Karen’s Muffins

I was doing some courses for a while where the caterer (Karen) made fab muffins. Muffins are really simple to make. Mix the dry ingredients. Mix the wet. Mix the two together (briefly). Cook. With only 1/2 cup of sugar these are not very sweet, so you might want to use more. Makes 12. Karen's ...