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Farts of Portingale

Farts of Portingale Ingredients 1lb ground lamb 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon each salt, ground mace, and ground pepper 1/4 cup chopped dates 1/4 cup currants 1 quart beef stock   Mix all ingredients except for the stock.  Form the mixture into small balls and poach in the beef stock for 5-7 mins. They […]

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Rose Syrup

                1.  Collect as many scented rose petals as you can (old fashioned roses are best) and cut off the white pointed bits at the petal base as they are bitter. 2.  Place trimmed petals in a pan and add just enough water to cover. 3.  Bring slowly […]

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Stuffed Spicy Apples

Stuffed Spicy Apples Ingredients • 4 cooking apples, cored but left whole • 2 stem ginger balls, finely chopped • ½ tsp ground cinnamon • 4 prunes, chopped • 50g light muscovado sugar • 1 tbsp butter • 4 big scoops good quality vanilla ice cream, to serve   Method 1. Heat oven to 200C/fan […]

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Tudor Gingerbread

                    Tudor Gingerbread   Ingredients 14 slices of crumbed, stale brown bread, crusts removed 1 small jar of clear honey (about 300g) ¼ tsp of black pepper ½ tsp of ground ginger ½ tsp of ground nutmeg ¼ tsp of ground star anise Method 1. Very […]

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