R is for Rhubarb Crumble & Custard Cake

I have so much rhubarb growing both in my garden and my allotment at the moment that I was glad to come across a recipe in Holly Farrell’s new book, Grow Your Own Cake .  It’s also one of three of … Continue reading

Recipe 216 – Apricot and Almond Meringue Gâteau

Wow, four recipes to go – well here’s another one to tick of the list… I intended on cooking this last weekend, but my son found the bag of apricots in the cupboard and managed to munch his way through … Continue reading

Recipe 213 – Gâteau Saint Honoré

Another one to tick of the ‘Special Cakes’.  I knew from the start that this was going to be a long afternoon of baking, as this recipe takes up 3 pages in the book and, much to my disappointment, didn’t include … Continue reading

Recipe 203 – Crème Brûlée

The last of the puddings.  This is becoming quite sad, although there are two sections from the book where I still have 3 recipes left to bake!!  I think I’m avoiding these if I’m honest with you! This looked quite … Continue reading

Recipe 186 – Strawberry Pavlova

This certainly brings back memories, this was a dessert that my mother used to make quite often when I was little, especially when friend or family came round for a meal.  The meringue can be made in advance and stored … Continue reading