Monkey Bread: INGREDIENTS: 1+1/3 cups water (335ml) 1/4 cup vegetable oil (60ml) 1 egg 1/2 tsp salt (3ml) 1 tbsp white sugar (15ml) 3 cups white bread flour (408gm) 1 cup whole wheat flour (135gm) 2 tsp dried yeast (10ml)
Potato Bread Recipe INGREDIENTS: 1 pound (454 gm) potatoes, peeled and boiled in enough water to cover. 1½ cups (12 fl oz - 355 ml ) potato water (reserved from boiling) 1 large egg 1/3 cup ( 2.6 fl oz - 78 ml) olive oil 1 tsp (5 ml) salt 2 tsp (10 ml) white sugar 6 cups (23¼ oz - 660 gm) white bread (strong) flour 2 tsp (10 ml) dried yeast
Robert's Recipe for Scotch Eggs INGREDIENTS: 4 hard-boiled eggs, cooled all-purpose flour 250 grams (8½ oz) boneless, skinless turkey breast (uncooked) 200 grams (7 oz - about 5 rashers) lean bacon 2 tbsp (30 ml) breadcrumbs fresh ground black pepper to taste 1/2 tsp (3 ml) dried sage 1/4 tsp (1 ml) dried thyme 1 uncooked egg Fine breadcrumbs to coat Olive oil

INGREDIENTS:

 

  • 1 cup (8 oz – 227 gm) butter
  • 1 + 2/3 cups (13 oz – 375 gm) white sugar
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) baking soda
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) hot water
  • 1/2 tsp (3 ml) salt
  • 3¼ cups (12½ oz – 358 gm) white all-purpose flour
  • 1¼ cups (3½ oz – 100 gm) chopped pecans
  • 1 cup (11 oz – 312 gm) mincemeat

 

INGREDIENTS:

 

  • 3 cups white flour (360gm)
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour (120gm)
  • 1½ cups warm water (350ml) (around 110°F or 50°C)
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) olive oil, or vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp salt (5ml)
  • 1 tbsp sugar (30ml)
  • 2 tsp active dry yeast (10ml)
  • 2 tbsp sugar (30ml) for boiling water

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 batch pizza dough (recipe)
  • 6 rashers of bacon
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 6 – 8 button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 sweet red pepper, cut into 1/4″ (1/2cm) strips
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp (3 ml) dried basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 ½ oz can tomato paste (156ml)
  • 10½ ounces  (300 gm) polish sausage
  • 3 eggs beaten together with 1/4 cup (60 ml – 2 fl.oz) milk
  • 12 ounces (340 gm) grated Mozzarella cheese
  • Parmesan cheese

Welcome!

These are robust everyday recipes for home cooking with the family in mind. All recipes have been tested many times before publication, by myself and our family and friends. The emphasis is on great taste and healthy, real ingredients – I hope you enjoy them!