Raspberry tart, anyone?
The kitchen tables of Autumn aver that they are best bedecked with soup.
Nothing makes me think of Summer more than a homemade Cornish Pasty… especially now that our nice hot weather is playing hard to get. The thrill lies in cooking and eating the fuel for the chase!
Homemade doughnuts! I know what you’re thinking: ‘It sounds really complicated… and I’ll need loads of equipment… and a deep fryer… and it’ll take ages.’
I can’t claim to have invented Lemon Drizzle Cake. It’s a reassuringly old recipe that hasn’t needed updating because it is so very good. You will find versions with cream cheese frosting, elaborately decorated, painstakingly piped… but I always feel the established and time-trusted cake is best: a light zesty sponge with soft lemon buttercream icing in the middle and water-icing drizzled over the top. It will be a real hit on Mother’s Day!
That’s right. Chocolate. Truffle. Brownies. At first glance, they may look like your regular brownies.
This luxurious pear upside-down cake is a cracking teatime bake (its top cracks so pleasingly) for friends coming over at ‘Twixtmas’ – the fun festive time between Christmas and New Year. The juiciness of the pears with the richness of the sponge make it cake perfection. Your tastebuds are pulled all over the place. Light / indulgent.