Recipes

Elderflower champagne

Elderflower champagne It’s that time of year when Elderflower is filling the air with its strong scent so it’s time to bottle it by making Elderflower champagne. I read that in South Africa folk are using all sorts of flowers with this recipe as they can’t get Elderflower and the lockdown alcohol ban is meaning …

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Vanilla Custard

Vanilla Custard There is nothing nicer than home made custard on your favourite pudding and it is so simple to make. We have all the ingredients at Weigh Ahead too! Ingredients 1 vanilla pod (W) 600 ml whole milk (W) 4 large free-range egg yolks (W) 2 tablespoons caster sugar (W) 1 tablespoon cornflour (W) …

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Turkey meatballs with cranberries and herbs

Courgette Polpette This recipe is from one of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s books, based on Italian cookery writer Ursula Ferrigno. Polpette are usually meatballs, but these delicious little meat-free nuggets make great nibbles or picnic food. Makes about 12. Ingredients(w) ingredients available from Weigh Ahead• 2 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil (w)• 500g courgettes, diced• Grated zest …

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