Ye olde tart. The story of the Bakewell pudding begins in an old hostelry in the town of Bakewell in Derbyshire. The dates seem to be a little uncertain. Some accounts have the year as being as early as 1820 while others have a much … Continue reading Bakewell Slice.
Gardener’s whirled. Today’s recipe is all about the humble courgette. Though if you say it with an American accent its pronounced zucchini. The main season for growing courgettes in the UK usually runs from June until September. Left to their own devices these summer squash … Continue reading Courgette Blitz Barz.
Southern comfort. The American South has a rich culinary heritage where food is regarded as being something more than mere fuel for the body. It is entrenched into every aspect of the culture and is much more like a way of life. Food is seen … Continue reading Mississippi Mud Cake.
Season’s eatings. Oh. I love the holidays. Not in September when the shops are trying to part you with your hard-earned. Not in October when you finally get around to buying a few bits for your nearest and dearest. Not in November where you start … Continue reading Christmas Brownies.
Cinnabind. The original recipe for cinnamon buns must be a dream if you are into bread baking. Unfortunately I’m not. So the one time I tried making them it was a long hard day. Not so much because there was a whole lot of effort … Continue reading Best Ever Cinnabun Cake.
Down south. They say that necessity is the mother of invention. I had some dried fruit kicking around that needed to be used up and sometimes that’s all the motivation I need when I am getting my bake on. The recipe I’m sharing with you … Continue reading Albert Squares.
I can if I want. In years gone by our food was a much more seasonal affair. We were limited to produce that was only available at certain times of the year. Here in Blighty that put us on a bit of a back foot. … Continue reading Peach Cobbler Snack Cake.