This is a favourite of mine Has anybody got any real favourites? Although I must confess I have worked my way through most of the chocolate chapter in Feast and there are no duds. Thank you for leaving a comment, it's lovely to hear from you x. I'm Charmaine, a blogger, writer and photographer. 2. Now the weather is cooler and the nights are darker, I'm feeling the need to snuggle up with Nigella's books and maybe even cook some of her recipes. Transfer to a serving bowl. Spoon the sherry over the cake and leave to soak in. Peel the apples, quarter them and remove their cores then put them in a medium-sized saucepan with the caster sugar and 100ml of water. Transfer fruit and liquor to a sterilised jar and seal. Just before serving, stir some of the blackberries into the apple. I don’t think it matters whether the apples are Bramleys or Golden Delicious, Worcesters or Brigadier. Yes I love Nigella, and you're right she does look a little slimmer on her new book. I also have a great recipe of hers somewhere for a honey and pine nut semi freddo which is just fabulous. First make the custard. I live in Essex with my husband and our young daughter. ‘Blackberry and apple’ is one the great culinary marriages. Bring to the boil, then lower the heat, cover with a lid, and leave at a light simmer for about 15 minutes until the apples have collapsed into a fluff. They are called something like extremely chocotatey chocolate cookies from Express. A couple of cloves and a shake of cinnamon aside, this is not a lily that needs gilding, but it does deserve a more imaginative outing than to be covered by a pastry crust. They are divine! Which ever book, I think domestic goddess, has raspberry dohnut muffins. Turn the heat down to 180C/gas mark 4 and leave for a further 20-30 minutes or until puffed, blistered and crisp. (I may have too many Nigella books). 13. If savoury, I'm only here for vegetarian recipes. There's a chocolate loaf cake in feast with cocoa, chocolate chunks, chocolate syrup and grated chocolate on top. Our homeware & lifestyle store with a curated selection of beautiful items from independent designers and makers. I'll definitely try more from the Chocolate Cake Hall of Fame.Unfortunately it seems that many of her savoury veggie things rely on tomatoes. Chocolate peanut butter cheesecake in Kitchen. Whip the cream until thick then fold into the cold custard and spoon over the blackberry and apple. I do love a bit of Nigella...I saw she has a new book out and on the cover shes gone all skinny! Sealed, the pickled blackberries will keep in the fridge for a couple of weeks. I think I’ve made nearly all her chocolate cakes from the Chocolate Cake Hall of Fame, and the quadruple chocolate loaf cake definitely wins. tomato curry with coconut rice Penne alla vodkaBoth delicious. Having said that, her recipes for pizza base, blueberry muffins and American style pancakes are my absolute go tos time and time again. If sweet, I want it all!Some of my favourites -The blackberry crisp in ExpressBarbados cream and baked plums in How to EatChocolate Guiness cake in FeastAnyone? To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. pork skin and fat from the belly 1.25kgsea saltcooking apples 1 kgcaster sugar 1 tbspFor the pickled blackberries:red wine vinegar 150mlsoft brown sugar 75gyellow mustard seeds 1 tspsea salt ½ tspblackberries 250g. It's just arrived from amazon, and I'm looking forward to working through it :) x, Oh I love that recipe - its perfect for an autumn pudding! An occasional stir will stop them sticking. Discover (and save!) To think boycotting to my DS wedding is too far? Wash the saucepan and return to the heat, pouring in the cream mixture. Print me . Melt the butter in a small saucepan and put to one side. The Tunisian stew from feasts. To think is perfectly okay to park on double yellows if you’re picking a child up from nursery? Sorry I’ve only just read the word ‘vegetarian’ in your OP! Break the cake into small pieces then place in the bottom of 4 individual dishes or large glasses. Place the pork, skin side up and still on its rack, in a roasting tin, then roast for 20 minutes. If sweet, I want it all! Salt and sweet: pork crackling with blackberry and apple. your own Pins on Pinterest The quadruple chocolate cake is wonderful. I have yet to meet two ingredients that sit so perfectly together. Anyone got her new book? @nearlynermal - you’re right, I don’t know what I was thinking, typing that . How do you style your children’s hair? The Christmas muffins and gingerbread stuffing from Christmas. Ooh that looks fab AND we have blackberries! Her banana bread in Domestic Goddess is fantastic. This is really a free-form pizza-like tart, which I made for the first time while we were doing the photography for How To Be A Domestic Goddess. Lower the heat, add the blackberries and leave to cook for about 10 minutes until soft and fluffy, then set aside to cool. apples 1 kglemon juice of 1caster sugar 2 tbspblackberries 250g, plus a few to decoratesponge cake 250goloroso sherry 8 tbspdouble cream 250g, For the custard:double cream 225mlcinnamon stick ½cloves 3nutmeg 1, for gratingegg yolks 4caster sugar 35g. I’ve also tried the Georgian cheese bread from Feast, but haven’t quite mastered it as yet. Two twists on a classic combination, one with pork crackling, one in a trifle. To pickle the berries, put the red wine vinegar and soft brown sugar in a medium-sized stainless steel or enamelled pan and bring to the boil. Set the oven at 230C/gas mark 8. Also chocolate fudge cake from Nigella Bites. The pumpkin lasagne from Christmas. When the sugar has dissolved, cut each blackberry in half then add to the hot vinegar and sugar. Break the crackling into small pieces and serve with the apple purée. It is something to cook from scratch or to do with the leftover roast, the golden carapace torn from the meat and sprinkled with salt. I’ve made the involtini from the Feast book and it’s lovely.I’ve also made most of the chocolate cake hall of fame. Warm gently, stirring almost continuously, until the mixture has thickened. Which brings me neatly to crackling and the joy of dipping jagged shards of the stuff, bronze and crisp, into a puddle of violet-streaked stewed apple and blackberry. It is old china bowls of warm crumble and deep slices of purple pie. The blackberries could be wild or cultivated or from the freezer. Wit... Apple Crumble Recipe Pie Crumble Blackberry Crisp My Favorite Food Favorite Recipes Rhubarb Desserts Nigella Lawson Best Ice Cream Crisp Recipe. Desserts are a bit tricky for me since I'm not supposed to eat eggs, dairy or wheat and it seems that almost all desserts include those. It’s an autumnal pairing that brings with it memories of country lanes and orchards, of bramble scratches and shinning up fruit trees. The sharp fruit purée is a good friend to the layers of quivering fat and crisp skin of the meat. Pour the cream into a saucepan then add the cinnamon, cloves and a fine grating of nutmeg. Introduction. It’s heavenly! x, Hello! Remove and leave to cool. Stirring berries into clouds of soft, palest yellow apple is among the best of the season’s kitchen rituals. hehe! Blackberry Galette by Nigella. Peel, core and roughly chop the apples, then put them in a saucepan with the lemon juice and sugar and bring to the boil. Remove from the heat, cover and set aside to infuse. Now the weather is cooler and the nights are darker, I'm feeling the need to snuggle up with Nigella's books and maybe even cook some of her recipes.Has anybody got any real favourites? Lay the skin on a wire cooling rack, rub generously with sea salt, pushing the grains right down into the score lines, then leave in a cool place for a minimum of 4 hours. I also want to try her involtini and mushroom stroganoff from this book.For sweet - where to start?! The chocolate Guinness cake is amazing, I agree. It works especially well in savoury recipes – few things flatter a roast loin of pork so well. If savoury, I'm only here for vegetarian recipes. But I’m not sure we should mess much with this particular partnership.