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Squares of Pear and Walnut Gingerbread Traybake on a black board.
Cakes, Desserts

Pear and Walnut Gingerbread Traybake

This Pear and Walnut Gingerbread Traybake is inspired by a community orchard local to me – Crowborough Community Orchard. They celebrated Blossom Day in April 2024 and I was there helping them raise funds by selling this traybake and my Chocolate Cherry Cake Traybake, plus mini apple pies and mini […]

Chocolate Cherry Cake Traybake square on a plate
Cakes, Desserts

Chocolate Cherry Cake Traybake

This Chocolate Cherry Cake Traybake is dairy free and egg free so is suitable for vegans or anyone with problems digesting dairy or eggs. It is based on a recipe for ‘Six Minute Chocolate Cake’ in the Moosewood Restaurant Book of Desserts. I was inspired to come up with this […]

Oat and Khorasan Soda Bread cut in half
Breads, Soda Bread

Oat and Khorasan Soda Bread

I am still experimenting in making soda breads using ancient grains. I recently obtained three types of ancient wheat from Shipton Mill – khorasan, emmer and einkorn. I really liked the khorasan flour! It has a rich nutty and buttery flavour which I think is far superior to any modern […]

Chocolate Tiffin cut into squares on a black board.
Cakes, Easter

Chocolate Tiffin

With Easter upon us I have been thinking of quick and easy chocolate recipes and have come up with a basic Chocolate Tiffin recipe and a couple of interesting variations – Chocolate Ginger Tiffin and Chocolate Tiffin with Glacé Fruit and Brandy. Chocolate Tiffin is a chocolate treat combining biscuits […]