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Individual Simnel Cakes

Individual Simnel Cakes

Rich Christmas Cake long gone, a distant memory, around the corner yellow daffodils, forsythia, bird song and spring. Time for baking Simnel Cakes. 509 more words

Food Photography

Easter Simnel Cupcakes Recipe

A recipe I created for Ella Valentine Baking Eggs.

This is a modern take on the traditional Easter cake – these Simnel cupcakes won’t disappoint. 233 more words

Easter Recipes

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It was our English class today, the last before our Easter break so we had a bit of a party. It was two students birthdays today so we had birthday cake as well as  the traditional English fare we had bought in to share. 210 more words

Bits And Pieces

Easter Simnel Cake Recipe

Easter Simnel Cake

Serves 12

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 hour 45 minutes




100g chopped California prunes

175g butter

175g soft brown sugar… 362 more words


Soul Food:Refreshment Sunday (aka Mothering Sunday)

Just over half way through Lent we are given a reprieve from the fasting: Refreshment Sunday. This was a time, not only when fasts could be broken, but when those working away from home (think maids in Downton Abbey) were given a weekend off to go home to visit their families, but also their ‘Mother Church’ the church in which they were baptised (Christened). 492 more words


Happy Mother's day

It’s early morning and I’m enjoying some peace and quiet before my tribe of six offspring (plus partners and grandchildren) invade for Sunday/Mother’s Day lunch. We tend to spend Mother’s Day here, at our house, because we have the biggest dining table for seating everyone. 694 more words

Customs And Traditions

Mothering Sunday

I think I may have written about this before, but having had such a lovely day so far, I just want to write about it again! 170 more words

Family Stories