Chicken, ham and leek pie (with short crust pastry)

  Cold, dark days and the run up to Christmas always brings cravings for the classics. I really need some comfort food this time of year and what’s more comforting than a pie? I’m also trying to improve my skills with pastry so this was another excuse to practise.  Although you can buy pastry, shortcrust … More Chicken, ham and leek pie (with short crust pastry)

Jamaican Ginger Cake (with fresh ginger and a-little-bit-a-rum)!

As you may have picked up (if you’ve been following this blog), I am passionate about food and there isn’t much (or indeed anything), that I don’t like if it’s cooked well. But some flavours get me really excited and ginger is one of them!  There’s something comforting and warming about ginger and this cake … More Jamaican Ginger Cake (with fresh ginger and a-little-bit-a-rum)!