Category Archives: savoury

100 people for an open-air tea party: baking and tips

Cakes, scones and bakes for a party for 100 people

Cakes, scones and bakes for a party for 100 people

I was delighted when Woodlarks, the camp site for people for disabilities, asked me to provide cakes for their party for the opening of their new swimming pool changing rooms. Continue reading

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Breakfast eggah (or tortilla or ‘hockey pucks’)

Breakfast vegetable tortilla

Breakfast vegetable tortilla

After hitting us all with a blast of sugar, I thought it was time for a savoury bake. These breakfast eggah are known as ‘hockey pucks’ in our house because I bake them in silicone muffin moulds, and they come out like, well, hockey pucks. But much tastier. ‘Eggah’ is the Middle Eastern name (thanks Rachel); in Spain, they’re known as ‘tortilla’.

They are quite robust and will keep for a few days in the fridge, so I make a dozen at a time. One makes a good quick breakfast and they’re also robust enough to be a packed lunch. Or you can serve two for hearty appetites. Each one is a good start on your five-a-day, and by picking your vegetables you can make them paleo, primal, or ancestral. Continue reading