I love this time of year, I like the colours of Autumn the orange glow of the world, one of my favourite weekend's is Bonfire night, for those of my readers outside the U.K Bonfire night is celebrated here on the 5th November, where we light a big fire to keep us warm in the crisp air and we have firework's we dress up warm wait for dark and get together outside and eat and drink hot food to keep us warm in the fiery glow. Here are a few Bonfire treats to warm you up. You could have your own party.
Warm Tomato Soup.
2 tbsp of olive oil
1 onion chopped
2 cloves garlic chopped
500 g ripe tomatoes chopped
900 ml vegetable stock
Preheat oven to gas mark 5
Place chopped tomato on a baking tray
Bake for 30 mins
Heat oil in pan sautee chopped onions
Add crushed garlic and cook for further 2 mins
Add chopped cooked tomatoes and vegetable stock and pour into a blender and blend for 30 seconds,
return to pan and heat back up and serve with crusty bread. Yummy.
Makes 15 toffee apples.
400 g caster sugar
350 g golden syrup
350 ml water
Lightly grease a few baking tray's. Insert lolly sticks into the whole stemmed apple
In a medium pan over medium heat combine sugar syrup and water heat until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms hard brittle threads, remove from heat.
Holding the apple by the stick dip the apple to coat it evenly, place on the baking tray to harden. Enjoy