Another British classic that I’ve never made before! This was another bit hit with the kids (so basically anything with cake in it is a winner!) Ingredients butter (for greasing the dish) 2 tablespoons caster sugar 6 slices canned pineapple in juice (plus 3 tablespoons of the juice) 100g self raising flour 100g butter or […]
Archive for April 2018
We have been tempted by the first signs of spring here in the UK at last! I am not at all green-fingered so Chris takes on responsibility for the gardening. I never really considered the expense of owning a garden before we actually had one! Tools, lawn mowers, storage. Plants, vegetables, and – as you […]
OMG this is incredible! I can’t begin to tell you how good this was! As a child, I adored sponge fingers but – as with so many gluten free options – they are so expensive to buy if you can even find them 🙁 The sponge in this tiramisu resembles the sponge fingers of my […]
I love Scotch pancakes but am seriously annoyed about having to pay at least twice the price for half the number of pancakes just because they are wheat free. I often make pancakes but have never tried Scotch ones because for some reason I had it in my head that they were too tricky. WRONG! […]
Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge: if you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything!
Yesterday I wasted a good part of the day pressing refresh on the BBC website to see if Catherine Duchess of Cambridge had given birth to her third child. Poor woman (her not me!) with the eyes of the world waiting outside while she is in labour. I wondered – as I did during her […]