Boozy Plums

Every year we put down some boozy fruits – vanilla brandy apricots, raspberry gin, peach rosemary vodka, damson gin, pears in cider, spiced plum brandy…  best fun preserving! Sterilise your jars and lids. Let the jars cool to warm. Halve and stone the fruit or if not freestone then simply prick the fruit all over. […]

Rosewater Almond Cake

Bring your rose petals to the table with this beautiful cake. Perfectly timed for the many celebrations that take place at this time of year. It looks gorgeous, but is super simple to make. This cake comes to us from “My Petite Kitchen Cookbook” by Eleanor Ozich. I love this cake for it’s moist texture and […]

Orange, Honey, Yoghurt cake

When you grow all your fresh food, you’re too busy for fancy stuff. If, like me, you’re busy and love cake with your cuppa you need one bowl cakes. I’ve kissed a few frogs in pursuit of the ultimate easy + yummy + a bit healthy cake – promises often under deliver. This cake though […]

Grapefruit Yoghurt Syrup Cake

Tis the season of citrus (have you made your marmalade?). Everything coming out of the kitchen has citrus in it – hot grapefruit and honey drink, lemon tumeric ginger drink, lemon honey and this moist, zesty, easy cake. 1½c flour 2 tsp baking powder pinch of salt 1c yoghurt 1c sugar 3 eggs Zest of […]