A cup of tea and a slice of Bakewell tart, sitting in the garden in the afternoon sunshine. What more do you need?
Spotted dick is one of those cleverly disguised British recipes where the name bears no relation whatsoever to the food created.
Parkin is a traditional ginger cake from Northern England flavoured with syrupy molasses, oatmeal and warm spices.
There are more Christmas pudding recipes on the web and in cookbooks than you can shake a stick at, as the old saying goes. The most often quoted ones seem to be those from Mary Berry and Jamie Oliver. My featured recipe is the one my eldest son uses.
Arroz con Leche (Spanish rice pudding) is flavoured with cinnamon and lemon and is a popular dessert after Christmas meals.
These easy to make churros are served with a delicious warm chocolate sauce, for a fun and delicious treat.
Eton Mess is a traditional English dessert. Made from whipped cream, meringue and summer fruits, it is really easy to make.
Apple and rhubarb crumble is both sweet and tart and very satisfying. There is nothing better than a homemade crumble served with lashings of hot custard to finish off Sunday dinner. Crumble History Replacing pastry, crumbles were first made during world war II because of rationing. Conversely, rhubarb was unpopular because sugar was rationed. To
No kids party is complete without jelly and ice cream. These traffic light jellies from Netmums are great for kids of all ages, myself included.
A firm favourite in my family, served warm or cold, my wife’s aka Nanny’s bread pudding is the best.
An Easter treat for the family, and a good way to use up those left over buns with this hot cross pudding recipe idea from Sainsburys.
This recipe for an old school sprinkles tray bake from ohlaliving.com will take you straight back to the school dining hall.
In times past, lunch consisted of at least 5 courses, starter, mains, cheese, dessert, coffee and sometimes an aperitif. In more modern times this rather time-consuming meal has been updated to serve dessert and coffee as one.
A classic and really indulgent dessert, this baked raspberry cheesecake is a crowd-pleaser. The fresh raspberries on top cut through the rich body of the cheesecake.