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 210 – Iced Gingerbread with Stem Ginger

The last of the gingerbread recipes, hurrah, if I wasn’t taking part in Sober October in aid of Macmillan Nurses, I think I may have opened a bottle of champagne to celebrate.  There are far too many gingerbread recipes in … Continue reading

Recipe 201 – Traditional Parkin

I’ve definitely got my baking bug back… Traditional Parkin is the next recipe  I’ve chosen to bake.  Having remembered to buy another tin of black treacle the other day, I had no excuse not to bake this.  Mary says the … Continue reading

Recipe 198 – Maple Syrup Cake

I’m back!  After a lovely two weeks in sunny Cornwall, I feel completely chilled and it’s now back to baking and finishing the last 20 or so recipes I have remaining in the book.  I’m so looking forward now to … Continue reading

Recipe 183 – Sticky Ginger and Orange Cake

It’s another one of those dreaded ginger cakes.  In my opinion there are too many ginger cakes in this book!  As you all know I don’t particularly like ginger cakes (unless it’s of the Jamaican variety) and as I’ve said … Continue reading