Posh Nosh? They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Well it seems that Earl Grey tea was originally made as a copycat alternative to the expensive Chinese tea blends that were the height of sophistication in the early 19th Century. In essence … Continue reading Earl Grey Loaf Cake.
Piqued by technique. There is an old African proverb that says knowledge is like a garden – if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested. These little words of wisdom serve to remind us that by learning new things and expanding our horizons we … Continue reading Peanut Butter Blitz Bread.
A Brit of alright. We have a lot going on at the moment here in Blighty. The Queen has made it to 90. Twice if you count both her birthdays. There is the referendum in June to decide if we want to stay in Europe … Continue reading Custard Cream Loaf Cake.
A bunch of banana cakes. My sister makes a mean banana cake. In fact she makes a whole bunch of different mean banana cakes, so it’s not something that I’ve ever monkeyed around with. Banana cake is something that I don’t normally do. I only … Continue reading Banana Loaf.
Oi Mister. How much are yer penny sweets? When I was younger, I used to pass a little sweet shop on the way to school. It was one of those dimly lit, old fashioned places where they had row after row of every kind of … Continue reading Not Nutella Yoghurt Loaf.
On your marks… This is not one of those recipes that needs a lot of explanation. It’s a classic American quickbread recipe. It’s perfect for those occasions when you want a cake but you don’t necessarily have the time or the inclination to set about … Continue reading Cinnamon Quickbread.