Fleur de Sel and Olive Oil Chocolate Truffles

ChocolateLeave a Comment

Fleur de Sel and Olive Oil Truffles  |  Stroud Green Larder

Last night I had the joy of addressing all of my lovely fellow members of Stroud Green Women’s Institute about one of my favourite subjects – chocolate. I was thrilled to be able to talk about how to make the perfect truffle, a subject for which I may be no expert but I certainly make up for it in enthusiasm. … Read More

Fleur de Sel and Olive Oil Chocolate Truffles

Blackberry Liqueurs

DrinksLeave a Comment

Blackberry Liqueurs  |  Stroud Green Larder

Last year when I first started making blackberry jelly, making use of the plethora of berries in the hedges opposite my house, I discovered a delicious by product of jelly-making. Blackberry liqueurs. This is the second year in a row where we have had blackberry gin or vodka in our larder and I have found it to be absolutely invaluable … Read More

Blackberry Liqueurs

Roasted Butternut Squash Mash with Feta, Pistachio and Mint Pesto

VegetablesLeave a Comment

Roasted Butternut Squash Mash with Feta | Stroud Green Larder

In my kitchen there is usually a butternut squash sitting in my vegetable rack, awkwardly resting atop onions and sweet potatoes and always threatening to topple. Despite the amount of space it takes up I do like to have one hanging around. It lasts for a while after you bring it home, it’s tough skin seems to protect it for … Read More

Roasted Butternut Squash Mash with Feta, Pistachio and Mint Pesto

Peach Pretzel Cheesecake

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Peach Pretzel Cheesecake  |  Stroud Green Larder

Conversation this week in our house turned towards Christmas. Yes I know it’s miles away but I’m never far from thinking about Christmas, especially when Pinterest makes me think it’s only round the corner from all the festive images that have been cropping up on my homepage this week. I don’t want any presents this year I declared magnanimously when … Read More

Peach Pretzel Cheesecake