Pocket Farm Recipes, Page 3

Sloe Gin (or vodka) – Sloe, sloe, sip sip, sloe

Place the sloes and sugar into a 70cl bottle and top up with your spirit leaving a small gap at the top. Secure the top and leave somewhere that you will be reminded to give it a little shake each day when you pass. I do this about twice a day. The sugar will dissolve quite quickly and the colour will start to diffuse into the spirit. Stop shaking after about 2 months - you can drink at this stage but a smoother result is achieved if it is left to stand for another month. Remove the sloes and filter the finished tipple into a clean bottle just in time for Christmas. ... Full Recipe

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Cherry Jam

Sterilise your jars and lids by dishwashing on the highest heat setting or wash in soapy water and place in a low oven (about 130C) for 20 mins. Ensure that the jars are still warm when you pour the jam in to avoid the jar cracking with the heat ...Full Recipe

Fast Udon Noodle Soup with Spinach and Spring Onions

Pre-cook udon noodles in salted boiling water until tender, about 5-7 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water until cool. Meanwhile, place stock in a pot and bring to a simmer, add mirin, bring back to a simmer and cook for a further 3 minute...Full Recipe

Spiced Molasses Cake

Cream together the margarine and sugar Slowly add egg to mixture while blending then add treacle and mix until combined evenly Sift half the flour, baking powder, salt, soda and spices into the mixture and fold in Add the milk and t...Full Recipe


Cut the vegetables and reserve. Sautee the onions, the potatoes, the beetroot cubes in half of the sesame oil, add the salt and cook over a gentle flame for a few minutes. In the meantime sautéed the carrots and beetroot julienne in the re...Full Recipe

Chocolate and Orange Muffins

1. Sift the dry ingredients into a bowl 2. Lightly beat eggs and mix with the oil and orange juice 3. Add to other ingredients and mix gently together 4. Fold in zest and chocolate chips and, where necessary, add extra orange juice to bring to dropping...Full Recipe

Tewin Apple Cake

For the dough 1. Sift the flour into a suitable bowl and sprinkle over the salt and yeast 2. Dissolve the honey in the warm (not hot or you will kill the yeast) water 3. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in the honey/water mixture 4. Mix wit...Full Recipe

Offally good Haslet

Coarsely mince the meat Squeeze out the bread and add to the meat mixture Add the other ingredients, season well and mix together Line 2 1lb loaf tins without the caul fat, split the mixture between the tins and fold over the fat Bake f...Full Recipe

Stinging Nettle Soup

In a suitable saucepan fry the onions in the butter or oil for 5-6mins being careful not to let them brown. Add the diced potato and continue frying for another 5 mins Add the nettle tops and cook fro 3 or 4 minutes until wilted. Po...Full Recipe

Gluten Free Chocolate Nemesis Cake

Place the chocolate and butter in a bowl, cover with cling film and place over a pan of boiling water - it is important not to let any moisture into the chocolate otherwise it may “seize” and go grainy Whisk the egg yolks and sugar until the...Full Recipe

Crayfish, Mango and Chilli Salad

Place the crayfish in boiling water until cooked through and allow to cool Crack the claws and take out the meat, and dice Remove the tail and peel off the shell, set to one side Peel and dice the mango and mix with the red chilli,...Full Recipe

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