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Welcome to The Lodge, let me show you around

Welcome to the Lodge Here at the Pinny and Trowel Lodge, it’s our mission to help people realise that cooking from scratch is not as challenging as we’ve been led to believe and to recenter the kitchen as the heart of a home.  Now that we have more space, we can...

Coffee Eclairs

Ingredients:   1/2 pint (1/4 liter) Water 5 oz (125 g) Flour Pinch of salt 4 oz (100 g) Butter 4 eggs Pinch of sugar Filling: 1-3 oz of brewed coffee 16 oz icing sugar   Method: 1.    Bring the water, pinch of sugar and butter to the boil in a saucepan. ...