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The Great Pork Pibl

I made a pork pibl. A pork pibl is pork shoulder that is spicy and is slow cooked. It is GOOD!



We started it at 9 o'clock this morning. We put the pork in the slow cooker with spices.

Cumin seedChilli powderA scotch bonnet chilli (without the seeds)Black pepperGround allspice2 bay leaves2 squeezed oranges cut into 4 piecesA splash of cider vinegar4 garlic clovesTomato puree



This afternoon I cut some cherry tomatoes. I spread the nachos about in a BIIIIIIIGGGG BOOOWWWL.  I chopped corriander which was very very intense. We sprinkled on red onion and red peppers and avocado.  Then I ripped the mozarella cheese and we had grated cheddar cheese and some jalepenos but not on all of it.



Daddy cooked some sweetcorn on the BBQ and Mummy put the nachos in the oven to melt the cheese. Mummy used a fork to shred the pork and we put it on top and put it in the oven.

I made a dressing. The dressing was creme fraiche which is like yoghurt. And some chives and black pepper. I kind of liked the dr…

Summer Fruits Cake

Today I made a cake because I felt like it. It is a Victoria sponge cake. I used:

125g caster sugar
125g butter
125g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 small eggs
1 tbsp milk


We cooked it in two small tins for about 10 minutes (note from Mummy - about 180 degrees C) and let them cool. We chopped them into rectangles.

Then  my big sister Lara made some butter cream with vanilla and I piped it on in blobs. I cut up lots of strawberries from our garden and put them inside. On top I put strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries and currants. I picked them yesterday in the garden.




This cake is soft, sweet and summery. With squirty cream I don't think it will taste as good as just the cake because it will make it have too much sweetness.

Its very summery because it has lots of summery fruits from our own garden. Even though the gooseberries are sharp, they still are really yummy.




Pea Pesto Spaghetti

This weekend I stayed with my Grandma and Grandpa and I wanted to cook dinner for them. I made a pesto spaghetti meal which I saw in Waitrose when I went shopping with Mummy.




I made the pesto out of:

frozen peaschillialmondsparmesan cheesemintolive oil We stirred it into some spaghetti and I had lemon juice on it. We also had salad and for pudding I ate lots of fruit - strawberries, blueberries and raspberries.



The pea pesto tasted super yummy and we had Appletiser. I am going to make this again at home for Mummy and Daddy.
Thanks, bye.

The Beautiful Burger

Today I made burgers on my daddy's BIRTHDAY ! We used     
Beef minceShallotsEggLots of black pepper   Tiny bit of salt.        I mixed it all together with my hands and then I made them into flat circles with a burger squasher (a burgerlater).
We cooked it on the BBQ and wrapped it in lovely, tasty bacon and had brioche rolls.  My Daddy likes to have:-

JalapenosCheddar cheeseSmoky baconCucumberOnionand burger!
And that's it! We ate the burgers with salad and tortilla chips.

Vegetarian Puff Pastry Pizzas

At the weekend I had lots of ideas for vegetarian food. Yesterday I made vegetarian puff pastry pizzas with my sister and Ella who looks after me.



I chopped all the vegetables.
TomatoesAsparagusOnionsOlivesRed peppersCeleryMushroomsCucumber for mePickled Jalapenos, For Lara I cut them up a bit smaller.

I used puff pastry. I put tomato sauce on. I used tomato puree. Then I put vegetables on.

We put mozzarella on the top. I told Ella to put it on once it was all cooked but we put it on before it was cooked so it melted. It also had a cheese-filled crust. We put cheddar inside and then we wrapped the pastry up.

Ella put it in the oven for 10 minutes. At the end we left it to cool down for 4 minutes.



It tasted really good because of the crust. It had a beautiful taste of tomatoes. A sweet cream taste of the cheese. It was healthy but also a little bit sweet.  We had it with salad.

Next time I would put the mozzarella once it had cooked and cooled down because then it would go with the tast…

The great button cook off

Today we did a family cook off.



I chose to do the main and a fish course with my mum. I made venison steaks with broccoli and cheese gratins and chilli and chocolate. For the fish course we made cod and black pudding with lardons and home made tomato ketchup.

STARTER - Lara and Daddy



FISH - Mummy and Me



MAIN - Me and Mummy



PUDDING - Daddy and Lara



Which do you like best?