Bonfires, fireworks, and jacket potatoes

When I was a kid this was one of the most exciting times of the year. There was my birthday, and the promise of book tokens, Dinky toys and a ten shilling note tucked into a birthday card, at the end of October. Then a week later, on November the fifth, it was Bonfire Night, […]

The perfect jacket potato

The perfect jacket potato is fluffy on the inside with a crisp, crunchy skin on the outside. There are many theories on how to achieve this. For a start, how hot should the oven should be? Pierce the skins or not? Place your spuds on a baking tray, or directly onto the oven rack to […]