Happy New Year for 2022! We managed to finally get back to Spain to finally spend time with family after way too long, thanks to lockdowns and restrictions. It was amazing to get a break away from the day to day and for Baby to meet her family members in real life instead of over… Continue reading Gingerbread Loaf Cake Recipe
In the weeks leading up to Halloween I will usually make at least one pumpkin pie, if not two full pies and maybe a dozen mini pies! While I usually use my own pumpkin purée, I do like the convenience of canned pumpkin purée and I really wish it was something you could find easily… Continue reading Spiced Pumpkin Loaf Cake
Over the summer, I happened to pop into a local museum on my lunch break; it was a wonderfully calm (and air conditioned!) way to spend an hour. After having a look around the exhibits, I came across this little reproduction booklet of War-Time Cookery from 1940. Inside there are recipes for meat and veg… Continue reading War-Time Cookery: Mixed Fruit Pudding Recipe from 1940
A quick and easy soda bread recipe from Paul Hollywood
A chilled, lemon and cinnamon infused rice pudding for summer evenings
As it's Easter and spring is on the way, it seems a perfect time to make a cake that's full of Mediterranean sunshine - especially when spring in England usually means grey, rainy skies (just like today in fact!) For Easter Monday tea, my mum's requested a lemon drizzle cake. As it's a bank holiday,… Continue reading Limoncello Drizzle Cake – Recipe
Sunday morning breakfasts should always be a treat, and one to take a little time cooking for. This morning hubby and I first decided (as he didn't have to rush off for work for once!) that we would make some thick, creamy Spanish hot chocolate for breakfast. We then realised we would have nothing to… Continue reading Spanish Donut Recipe – Buñuelos de Viento
My traditional Christmas for all butter mince pies.