This recipe was developed with samples from Little Bird Kefir. Following my fermentation fail back in February, I’ve been pretty reluctant to have another go. No-one wants to experience that foul smell twice. But that doesn’t mean I don’t want to eat fermented foods done properly by somebody else. Lots […]
Autumn | Baking and puddings
Sweet treats made with produce that’s around in the UK in the Autumn. Think fruit crumbles, buttery sponge cakes with seasonal fruit and plenty of custard.
Making mincemeat is a wonderful (and pretty simple – always a win) way of easing yourself into Christmassy festivities. Gather together an array of dried fruits, grab your favourite huge stove-top pan, pop on some Christmas music, and enjoy the spicy and warming aromas filling your home.
It’s apple season! Usually, there’s really no need to spend almost 3 hours prepping apples (especially if you’ve bought one of the wonderful 2000 lovely British-grown varieties) but these dried apple slices make great lunchbox fillers and 4pm snacks plus they’re a vital component of my tasty autumn spiced apple […]
This cake is an autumn treat. A light moist sponge, with subtly-spiced caramelised pears poking through the top. It looks beautiful and tastes dreamy and is actually pretty simple to make.
These fudgey brownies bring together some of my favourite ingredients (figs, walnuts, honey, chocolate). They also have parsnips in. I am not the parsnip’s biggest fan. When they’re a component of a roast dinner, I tend to plump for ‘just one, please’. I don’t know what to make of them. They’re […]