24 March 2022

It’s About Time

Hello, Yes, I know, it’s been a while… My last blog post, I’m embarrassed to admit, was before Christmas. Three months flew by and before I knew it spring had sprung and London skies had blessed us with a long-awaited sunshine. Today, as a reward after a day of baking I decided to have a cuppa in our garden rather than the kitchen. I grabbed the last remaining biscuit, sat […]
5 May 2020

My Mum’s Strawberry and Rhubarb Cake

This is one of the first recipes my mum taught me when I was a child. Every time I make this cake I can see my mum and me in the kitchen, usually on the weekend – she’s cooking dinner and I’m right next to her, old-fashioned heavy, noisy mixer in hand, making the fruit cake, as we used to call it and still do. This cake is so quick, […]