Category Archives: Tea, Cakes & Confectionery

Spelt Scones, in fact, Spelt and Wild Garlic Scones

Easy peasy. Spelt and Wild Garlic Scones First pick a handful of wild garlic leaves……worth the effort…..OR today I spotted growing pots of it at Panzers …. not so wild….. These are all spelt flour scones. I used white spelt flour, you could … Continue reading

Posted in April, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks & Nibbles, Elevenses, Grains, Pasta & Pulses, Herbs, Spices & Flavourings, March, Midnight Feast, Sides & Salads, Tea, Cakes & Confectionery, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Seville Orange Curd

No excuses, just a new post……Hoo-friggin- yay! Seville Orange Curd I had bought some Seville oranges form my local organic veg box scheme, (Organic Wick) they sat in my fruit bowl….and sat….and sat…..and sat….until I eventually got round to making … Continue reading

Posted in Eggs & Dairy, February, January, Midnight Feast, Nuts & Fruit, Tea, Cakes & Confectionery, Veg Box | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Beetroot and Brown Sugar Floating Islands on a Chocolate Custard Sea

6.4 I had borrowed Lauren’s vintage American waffle iron and she had borrowed my Sicilian cake stand for ages and ages. We both felt guilty. Today we did an amnesty and swapped objects. George made his sour dough waffle batter, … Continue reading

Posted in Brunch, Eggs & Dairy, June, May, Puddings, Tea, Cakes & Confectionery, Vegetables | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Mother’s Day – Happy Mother’s Day Winnie

When I was 15 I made this Mother’s Day Flower Basket Cake for my Mum, from this  St Michael (Marks and Spencer) book. I made it in secret over at the next door neighbour’s and it was those same neighbour’s, Shirley … Continue reading

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Love cookies Love is in the air…..everywhere….

Make some cookies. Make some icing. Go crazy and have fun! Happy Valentines day! Happy Birthday Freya! X

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Winnie’s Christmas cake brown paper #recycle

Whilst sorting out Winnie’s things recently, we found this brown paper that she had used to wrap her christmas cake before baking every year……Merry Christmas! X  

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Home made Marshmallows – Elderflower Snow and Vanilla

Here’s my little fluffy cloud marshmallow cutters. Designed by me, beautifully made by Yasemen Hussein in copper. Remember the Elderflower snow I made back in the summer? Well I’m putting it to good use to make light as a cloud Elderflower Marshmallows … Continue reading

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Honeyed Quince and Vanilla Tarte Tatin with Marzipan – Quinces are in…

Today I was tweeted by Sarah Taylor (@happerley50) asking hopefully, if the picture of rolled pastry I had posted on Instagram, was going to be filled with quinces? (me thinks she may have a pile to use up…) It wasn’t, but she … Continue reading

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