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Al Cappuccino

Having made a batch of lemon drizzle cake earlier in the week, I wanted to try out a new recipe so I settled on Mary Berry’s Cappuccino Cake, as shown below. 359 more words


Government call for a cull on food programmes like Great British Bake Off as they make viewers too hungry

Government ministers have proposed a reduction in the number of food-based programmes on TV and radio because they might encourage people to eat more.

Independent Liberal Democrat Baroness Tonge announced: ‘In view of the fact the Government is quite rightly worried about the obesity epidemic, could they do anything about the number of television and radio programmes that promote food and cooking and baking and gourmet meals? 267 more words


#17 Madiera Cake

In a continuation of the 100 cakes & bakes challenge I was faced with a classic which I have made on numerous times before. However, last time I made this cake I dropped it on the floor and ended up having to turn it into dog muck cake (see a previous post). 257 more words

#16 Apple and Cinnamon Cake

Welcome back to the 100 cakes & bakes challenge. In this instalment we explore a “cake which would expect to find in a first rate coffee shop” A good one to sell….. 392 more words


Living near Windsor, Queen Elizabeth’s favourite weekend retreat, we are used to the presence of royalty, even if only from a distance.

However, 2016 is the Queens 90th birthday year, and that means Royal visits and walkabouts! 161 more words


Tarts and Scones

Making tarts or quiches in an Aga could not be easier because you do not have to bake the pastry blind.  Take the tart above, which I made on Friday.   897 more words

May Day

(Written on the early May Bank Holiday but forgot to post until now!)

After all my talk of sewing a complete blouse this weekend, I have achieved exactly… 454 more words