Month: July 2015

10-07-2015

Filo Cheese Straws

These cigar-shaped sticks are lighter than a traditional cheese straw. They are great to take on a picnic as children can grab one whilst playing and it doesn’t matter about the crispy filo pastry dropping everywhere! Prep time: 15minutes Cook time: 10-15minutes Total time: 25-30 minutes Makes: 12 Ingredients 6 large sheets ready-made filo pastry […]

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10-07-2015

Rocky road lollipops

Prep time: 15 minutes Total time: 20 minutes, plus chilling Makes 24 small squares or approximately 10 lollipops Ingredients 120g Butter (unsalted) 300g plain or milk chocolate broken into pieces 45g Golden syrup 100g amaretti or digestive biscuits roughly crushed 100g Brazil nuts or almonds roughly chopped 100g Mini marshmallows 100g raisins or dried cranberries […]

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09-07-2015

Filo Picnic Baskets

  Prep: 10 minutes Cook time: 8-10 minutes Total time: 20 minutes Makes 12-14 Ingredients 6 large filo pastry sheets 100g butter, melted, mixed with 2tbsp olive oil Method Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan160°C/gas 4. Grease a deep patty tin using the melted butter and oil. Brush 1 sheet of filo pastry with the melted […]

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09-07-2015

Oven-Baked Frittata

This can be made ahead and keeps well in the fridge covered for up to 2 days. It can also be a lovely canapé for having with drinks on a summer’s evening, by just cutting up into small bite-size squares and having on their own, or on a cocktail stick with olives. Prep time: 10 […]

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