Thursday, February 06, 2014

I love a good food blog competition. 
I was asked to submit my best Mediterranean recipe so here is my delicious recipe.  

I cant claim they are authentic but they are tasty.  Taking the spirit of the Mediterranean and blending it with a little English charm, I give you the Mediterranean Scone.  

The olives and Feta are sharp and tangy and the roasted red peppers are sweet and smoky and together they make a lovely, light, delicious scone;


350g All Purpose Flour
3 heaped tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
50g butter, cut in pieces
1 tbsp olive oil
100g char grilled peppers
100g feta cheese, cubed
10 olives, pitted and halved
300ml full fat milk
1 egg, beaten, to glaze


  1. Heat the oven to 200C/ 390F. Dust a large baking sheet with a little flour. 
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Rub in the butter with the oil, until the mixture resembles fine crumbs, then add the peppers, cheese and olives. 
  3. Make a well in the centre, pour in the milk and mix with a knife, using a cutting movement, until it becomes a soft ‘stickyish’ dough. Don’t overhandle the dough.
  4. Flour your hands and the work surface well, and shape the dough into a round, about 3-4cm thick. Cut into eight wedges and place them well apart on the baking sheet. Brush with beaten egg and bake for 15-20 mins until risen, golden and springy to the touch. 
  5. Transfer to a wire rack and cover with a clean tea towel to keep them soft. These are best served warm and buttered. Will keep for 2-3 days in an airtight container.

Canarias Recipe Competition

Blog Competition courtesy of and who are the local experts for all things travel in and around Spain and the Canary Islands. They specialise in helping you book your perfect holiday with recommended hotels in the canary islands and car hire.

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  1. those look so tasty! I'm not usually a fan of scones, but I can see myself devouring a whole batch of these guys!

    1. They are very yummy! I have frozen what's left or I was at risk of eating the whole batch myself!!

  2. They would be great with a bowl of steaming hot tomato soup . yum .

  3. Love scones, haven't made them for a while. My hubby needs this hint too, would be nice for his birthday :)


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