Farmersgirl Kitchen

┬á´╗┐Valentine Cranberry Orange Scones

The recipe for Valentine Cranberry Orange Scones was inspired by watching Ina Garten (The Barefoot Contessa) make Cranberry and Orange Scones for her husband Jeffrey.  As they are a well

How to make Blackcurrant Jam

This year has been particularly good for blackcurrants in my garden. We had a warm dry spell in early summer when the flowers were pollinated and ‘set’.   Since then

A Feast of Blackberries – The Great British Blackberry Recipe Round Up

Let me introduce A FEAST OF BLACKBERRIES – THE GREAT BRITISH BLACKBERRY RECIPE ROUND UP!  A huge thank you to all the lovely cooks, bakers and bloggers who joined The

White Currant Jelly-Jam

One of my work colleagues brought some bags of white currants into work for us to help ourselves to.  Well, it would be rude not to, so I brought home

We’re Jammin’ – Slow Cooker Challenge Round Up, Aug 2014

The theme for the August Slow Cooker Challenge was ‘Preserves’ and my regular entrants didn’t disappoint.  Sarah from ‘Tales from the Garden Shed’ brought a ray of French sunshine, and

Slow Cooker Challenge August – Preserves

August is a month of plenty and a time when traditionally we preserve the fruits and vegetables from our gardens and markets by making jams, jellies, curds, chutney and relish

Berrytastic Strawberry and Blueberry Cake

‘Tis the season for berries, and how I love them!  Strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, blueberries, blackberries and currants too, it makes my mouth water just thinking about them. I tend to

Blackcurrant Jam Swirl Muffins

Sometimes only a sweet treat will do and if I don’t have any goodies in the house, I often make muffins using a simple recipe and varying the flavourings depending

The Cheltenham Five: Part 1 where we eat CAKE!

The best cake plate is an empty one! The internet is a wonderful place to meet like-minded people and even within the food blogging community you find yourself drawn towards

The Royal Highland Show – Farming and Food

You may remember that I posted about the Royal Highland Show a few weeks ago?  Well, the time has come for the 2013 show.  It’s on from Thursday 20th June