Under The Covers’ Recipe of the Day – Corn, Cheese & Chilli Empanadas

This is today’s recipe of the day for Sunday 15th September 2019 Corn, Cheese & Chilli Empanadas Makes 8 mini empanadas, Prep 25mins plus chilling, Cook 20mins ½ x 198g can Sweetcorn, drained well A Small Handful of Coriander, leaves and stalks chopped 1 x Spring Onion, finely sliced 25g x Extra Mature Cheddar, grated […]

Big Bear: Black Sabbath to Jazz Festivals – the Midlands music scene in new book

Whether you like great music or just well-written biography, the book Don’t Worry ‘Bout The Bear is a treat.  It tells the story of Birmingham’s unassuming music powerhouse, Jim Simpson, the blues-loving jazzman who launched Black Sabbath on to an unsuspecting world (and the world is still unsure as to whether to thank him or […]

Handbagged – Review by David Bithell

Handbagged – Review by David Bithell                                         Written by Moira Buffini and directed by Fiona Buffini, Handbagged is about two very iconic ladies from different backgrounds but prominent figures. There are only two people who actually knows what happened during those meetings, and that is Margaret Thatcher and the Queen. Handbagged is about a play of […]

Under The Covers’ Recipe of the Day – Crisp Orange Shortbread

This is today’s recipe of the day for Sunday 8th September 2019 Crisp Orange Shortbread Makes 10, Prep 10 mins, Cook 15 mins + 15 minutes chilling 100g x Butter, softened50g x Golden Caster SugarGrated Zest of ½ Orange175g x Gluten-Free Flour½ tsp x Gluten-Free Baking Powder Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Lightly oil […]