Baking with a Buggered Back – Apple and Mincemeat Tart

Baking with a Buggered Back – Apple and Mincemeat Tart It’s been a wee while (well more than a wee while) since I’ve posted a recipe and I feel guilty about it. It’s not as if I haven’t been baking or cooking as you can see from my Instagram account. I know, I must try harder (this was a regular comment on several subjects when … Continue reading Baking with a Buggered Back – Apple and Mincemeat Tart

On a Bramble Roll – The Bramble Glut Part lll

Bramble On   I’m still picking these thorny blighters with the added danger of drowsy wasps buzzing around the fruit and my head. I say drowsy, but they could be drunk on the rotting windfalls. BOGG (Big Ol’ Grumpy Git aka the Husband) almost stuck his fingers into a hollow apple that had over twelve of the angry buggers inside! That would have been a … Continue reading On a Bramble Roll – The Bramble Glut Part lll

A Glut of Brambles – Part Deux!

Bramble Glut CurdĀ  A Glut of Brambles – Part Deux! Well with the amount of fruit that I’ve amassedĀ over the past few weeks, I really couldn’t leave you, my dear readers, with just one proper bramble recipe. As I said in my previous post, there are pickles, gin and cider vinegar on the pantry shelves, all stuffed full of autumn’s voluptuous wild berries. I have … Continue reading A Glut of Brambles – Part Deux!

What To Do With A Glut of Brambles

Bramble Glut Posset This year has just been phenomenal for brambles. Our garden seemed to be overrun with the thorny buggers. Next year’s tangle thrashing around like demented spiky snakes, waiting to catch the unwary as they gather the fruit from this season’s pickings. I have had more than my fair share of scratches and miniscule thornlets embedded in my fingers and hands. And as … Continue reading What To Do With A Glut of Brambles