Flat as a Pancake – Day

Flat as a Pancake – Day

It’s Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras / Pancake Day and traditionally as the last day before the start of Lent, luxury or rich foods were finished off before the fasting of Lent. The pancake symbolises such foods for ‘Mardi Gras’ which literally means Fat...
A bit of crumpet!

A bit of crumpet!

Home made crumpets are easy to make, a little time consuming but lusciously rewarding with melted butter and jam. The origins of the humble crumpet are unknown and they are similar to pikelets, griddle cakes and blinis. Essentially they are leavened, unsweetened cakes...
Born & Bread

Born & Bread

Bread has long been a staple of our Western diet.  Here we are going to celebrate 2 simple campfire breads. Snobrod (stick bread) and Damper. Snobrod (Danish campfire bread) …or stick bread is a simple and quick bread that can be made easily while Glamping or...
Rub up the right way!

Rub up the right way!

With Summer well and truly here this months blog focuses on outdoor cooking over the Fire pit and in the pizza oven. Every good BBQ starts with a home made rub to flavour the meat with. Here I shall be making a spiced smokey rub to marinade chicken overnight. Before...
Pizza the Action

Pizza the Action

This month i wanted to share with you our homemade pizzas cooked in our wood fired pizza ovens that come with a stay in our shepherd huts. These beautiful fire pits / pizza ovens were hand made by Firepits UK.  They are simple to use and quick to heat up. Simply light...