Rachel allen vanilla melting moments recipes

Vanilla Melting Moments

Vanilla Melting Moments

From Rachel’s Favourite Food at Home, by RachelAllen. I used to make them a lot when I was a teenager and then they must have fallen out of the cooking habit, replaced with the pursuit of caramel and chocolate

#cookfromthebooks week 6 (Weather week & TV gone)

  I always rub my flour and butter together to make bread crumbs then add sugar , oats and cinnamon – but in RachelAllen’s recipe for Rhubarb, plum & cardamon crumble, she prepares her dry ingredients then pours on melted butter and quickly mixes – It did provide a dense crumble topping but I found quite clumpy – I think in future I’ll stick to my usual, on saying that with the bowl placed dangerously near to my place, I did manage to secretly have a few portions
Salted Caramel Sauce.. for Scones..for cake..or on a spoon..

Salted Caramel Sauce.. for Scones..for cake..or on a spoon..

I’ve made caramel sauce before in the form of RachelAllen’s heavenly toffee apple crumble and I have become extremely fond (read that as addicted) to salted caramel and decided to go ahead with making salted caramel sauce, and after telling B I was a little crazy as no I was not coming to bed, I was in fact making caramel sauce he just nodded and off I went downstairs in my pyjamas and set about dragging baskets out of the cupboards and making a lovely late night mess in the kitchen

Getting a Step Ahead of a Dinner Party

I use a RachelAllen recipe I copied out of a newspaper at one stage. Thank you Rachel. Unlike my solid, leaden efforts last weekend, this is silky smooth and lightly set with the addition of a little dark rum complimenting the vanilla