Category Archives: Recipies

Black Berry Liquer

1lb of fruit   (frozen is cheaper but fresh is better) Any berry type fruit can be used and Raspberrys were absolutely wonderful for this ! 16 oz s of Sugar 1 pint of water 1/2 bottle of vodka  (cheap is … Continue reading

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Cottage and Cream cheese

Cheese making is one of those things that holds a lot of mystery but really is very simple to make on a daily or weekly basis.

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basic meat base for bolognese

A tasty recipe and an easy way of bulking out your meat for a bolognese meal.

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Home made Tomato sauce

Tomato sauce is easily made and some can be frozen to be used in pasta and meat dishes. Given the cost  of jars of pasta sauces and of additives in tomato sauce, its not only cost effective but also healthier … Continue reading

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Childs sore throat Ice lollys

My Grandaughters both have terribly bad tonsilitis. One is small and one really hates medicine which would help soothe and settle the dreaded lumps.  Making soothing lollies means they are fooled into having medicine!

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Apple Wine

I once found a whole load of cartons of apple juice reduced to 20p a go. I filled my trolley and gleefully went off to make wine ! Some time later a bottle of this batch took first prize in … Continue reading

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Hand Cream Rich face cream

There are lots of cheap products out there but when you read the label half the products seem to be from a science manual. If you have eczema how can you trust whats going onto sore skin ?

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