Dips, Sauces and Preserves

Lemon Curd

I love lemon curd and have done since I was quite young. I can, and regularly do, eat it by the spoonful – something along the lines of a bit for my toast…and a bit extra just for me. For everyday-use I love lemon curd on my morning toast – a little taste of lightness… Continue reading Lemon Curd


I don’t know about you, but it doesn’t feel like Christmas is this weekend, perhaps because I’m still at work. I’m looking forward to having time with family and, especially, time to focus on seeking God and what His plans are for my life next year. A year that holds quite a bit of change… Continue reading Mincemeat

Raspberry Curd

As I’ve mentioned previously on this blog (here), I love lemon curd. I also love raspberries and it was therefore only a small step to bring together these two loves in the form of raspberry curd. Unfortunately, I ended up needing to use twice as many raspberries in this recipe as I initially anticipated and… Continue reading Raspberry Curd

Roast Onion Humous

A little while ago, I tried roast onion humous from a supermarket and I really enjoyed it. So, I decided to try making it myself. I’m not sure if I’ve fully got it yet but this is what I came up with… You’ll need two onions, roasted, 4 tablespoons of tahini (creamed seasame seeds, available… Continue reading Roast Onion Humous