Monthly Archives: June 2011

Clothespins for sealing

Dont bother spending money on fancy food bag seallers and clips, just use ordinary wooden or plastic clothespin to seal your crisp, dried fruits, nuts, cereals packets. You can also use stationary folder clips. They work fine. Advertisements

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Go Bananas!

Freeze old bananas. Use them in a banana cake at a later date! Slice them up and put them in a zip-lock plastic bag and freeze them. You can also drop a few of them in the food processor when … Continue reading

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Turn old bread into croutons.

Dont waste old bread, cut them into cubes (your prefered size), drizzle some olive oil, sprinkle some salt and dried herbs, spread them into a single layer on a baking sheet and bake them until dry and crispy. You can … Continue reading

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Onion and Cumin Loaf with Mixed Herbs

I’m running out bread again so time to bake some more. There was a deal on bread flour at the local supermarket so I got two 1 kilo bags of flour for £2.  That could make at least 4 generous … Continue reading

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Rice Pudding with Cinnamon and Cardamom

Rice! Should be a must have item in any kitchen cupboard! I come from a place where rice is part of all your meals, including breakfast! Rice is such a versatile ingredient – you can use it in soups, make … Continue reading

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Leftover Salmon Salad Anyone…?

The baked salmon steaks were lovely but 4 pieces were a bit too much for us. We kept the leftover salmon in the fridge and used it for an awesome salad for toast. We added a tin of tuna to … Continue reading

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Freeze yer milk!

Did you know that you can freeze milk? Lisa’s mom does it all the time. Just remember to remove some milk from the carton cause they will expand when frozen and might burst the plastic carton.  The milk might separate … Continue reading

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