Posts in the Category: Puddings

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Posted in - Bake & gluten free & Puddings & Tea Time on November 9th 2019 0 Comments

This is an adaptation of Jason Goodwin’s poppyseed cake only insofar as this is gluten free and has lemon added.  Very delicious and will last longer than your average cake because it is more or less saturated in sugar syrup.

Ingredients
For Syrup
300g granulated sugar
375ml water
juice of 2 lemons

Cake
200g granulated sugar
3 eggs
230ml …

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Strawberry Jam

Posted in - Breakfast & gluten free & Puddings & Sweeties & Tea Time on October 3rd 2019 0 Comments

I bought some strawberries which really had to be eaten last night but in my absence at a book talk in Bath by Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver of St John London, they were not.  So by this morning they had to be eaten straight away or be made into something. So this is …

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Pâte Sablée and Crème Pâtissière with Autumn raspberries

Posted in - Puddings on October 31st 2016 0 Comments

Autumn raspberries put to good use. Admittedly this is a bit of a faff, but the component parts can be made in advance, and assembled last minute.  I have Leiths to thank for the recipes, having had a moment of remembering the most delicate biscuit I have made.  Definitely worth the trip.

Pâte Sablée
285g plain flour
a …

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Canadian Zucchini and Cinnamon Bake

Posted in - Bake & Breakfast & Puddings & Tea Time on September 4th 2016 0 Comments

We were given this delicious cake/bread in church in Canada 6 hours north of Montreal, off the St Lawrence River, where only during the summer its doors are opened with a visiting vicar.  Someone brings in something delicious each week and this is one of them.  Whether a churchgoer or not, yummies and ‘cook outs’ …

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