Breads & Bakery Recipes

Raspberry and Vanilla Cake

Quite often I get asked to bake birthday cakes for guests, which I enjoy doing. I do love a good bit of cake myself and if it’s not a rich …

Whole Wheat Crackers with Cheese and Medlar Jelly

I’m a fool for cheese and crackers, so add something sweet, such as a medlar jelly, and I’m in heaven. Gosh, I don’t know where to begin writing about the …

Mince Pie Fudge Drops

I love making fudge and as I made some again yesterday to serve as part of our sweet treats selection, I thought I would don my ‘Christmas hat’ and give …

Buttermilk and Spelt Soda Bread

Mr P and I both enjoy a good bit of bread. When Pump Street Bakery in Orford opened we thought that all our Christmases had come at once and we …

Cheddar, Apple and Pickle Pasties

With a few warmer days thoughts turn to picnics and informal outside dining. Steve has been busy preparing for our famous grazing platters and made these cute dinky cheddar, apple …

Koeksisters

Earlier this month when I was challenged to cook for South African rugby players the nerves set in and to be honest I grabbed the phone and called my mother. …

Festive Christmas Pudding

And here it is, Merry Christmas! Another year over and another 100 Christmas puddings done. Last year was our first Christmas and I was determined to steam our own Christmas …

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon meringue pie is quite possibly one of Mr.P’s most favourite desserts. I remember making it for him shortly after we had met, I’m sure it must have sealed the …

Mulberry and Adnams Gin Bakewell Tart

Mulberries are fruits from my childhood. Mum has a large upside down mulberry tree in her front garden. It came in handy when I had silk worms as the leaves …

An Elegant Tea Party for The Royal Wedding

Twinings has combined the wonderful aromas of White Earl Grey, Rose and Bergamont, to develop this amazing Royal Wedding Commemorative Blend. These flavours are as elegant as one would …

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