Goats Cheese, Beetroot and Walnut Macaroni

Hi everybody, I did a food inventory of the cupboards and fridge/freezer last night and decided to make use of some things languishing in the cupboards. Like walnuts. I thought about making a cake with them, but the trouble with making a cake with nuts in is only I would eat it (my flat mate …

Black Treacle and Date Bars

I fancied making a sweet treat today, and I impulsively had bought a tin of black treacle during the start of lockdown, so I decided to make the most of it now. It turns out my pack of dates, also bought on impulse during lockdown, and were nearing expiration, so it was good to use …

3 Tin Store Cupboard Fish Cakes

Hi all, This is an update on the fish cakes recipe I posted back in April, I think this one is much better! INGREDIENTS 1 x tin of mackerel in olive oil 1 x tin of sardines in olive oil 1 x jar of anchovies 3 x potatoes, chopped, skins on 2 heaped tbsp. of …

Things to do with leftover vegetables and fruit

Hi everyone, I’ve been making a few things this week which I didn’t really feel were special enough to dedicate a post to on their own, so I’ve decided to combine them all in one. I have some sad looking potatoes and onions, so by adding spinach I made these potato and spinach cakes. I …

Flo’s Nostalgia Jam Tarts

Hi everybody, Lock down has made me appreciate a more frugal and old style way of life. I have been thinking about my grandparent’s generation a lot, they knew how to survive things. My last living grandparent is in his 90s. His kitchen is filled with old coffee jars that are used to store things …