There is nothing I enjoy more than turning on my oven and getting a cake in to bake.... but, some days, I just want something quick and easy that doesn't involve any complicated lining of tins (which I hate!!), creaming of sugar and butter or beating eggs!! This recipe for Chocolate Biscuit cake is so… Continue reading Chocolate Biscuit Cake
You know how you sometimes order a dish in a restaurant while on holiday, that you enjoy so much, you just have to try to make it yourself when you get home? Well, that happened to me while on a trip to Ludlow last November (see here). I had the most amazing breakfast one morning… Continue reading American Style Pancakes with Amerena Cherries
Sometimes you come across a cake in a shop or Tea Room that you haven't had before but you know that you've just got to make it yourself at home to see if you can reproduce it. Well this is one of those cakes! Sinead and I treated ourselves to Afternoon Tea when we were… Continue reading Courgette & Lime Cake
I'm very partial to Lemon Drizzle Cake and have posted one of my favourites on here previously. However, I had this longing for something which included both Lemon & Lime and from that thought came up with this recipe! Not satisfied with just having the two citrus fruits in the cake itself, I had to… Continue reading Lemon & Lime Drizzle Cake
Is there any more pretty a sight at this time of year than seeing the beautiful blossom of the ornamental cherry tree? One minute everywhere is dull and grey with skeletal trees wherever you look and then overnight there is this burst of colour! We planted the majority of trees in our garden back in… Continue reading Springtime Blossom & Cherry Trees!