My husband always likes to say 'there is no such thing as bad cake'.  Fifty years ago Mr Kipling took this to a whole new level with his slogan promoting his 'exceptionally good cakes'.  Of course we are all now very mindful of the fact that we need to watch our sugar intake owing to … Continue reading WET WALNUT & CARROT CAKE


There are some things in life which, once experienced, you never want to live without.  And I know I'm not the only one to feel that way about pantries.  Why these magnificent things fell out of fashion in the 60s is quite beyond me.  I have even seen women of an older generation glaze over … Continue reading CHESTNUT & BUCKWHEAT BREAD