Posts in the Category: Puddings

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 img_20161027_1330041

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 20160902_164155[1]

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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Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Posted in - Bake & Puddings on October 26th 2015 0 Comments IMG_1370[1]

Not long left for blackberry picking!  Crumble is not always my forte even though it must be one of the simplest things.  Thanks to an article in the paper, I have mastered the art of a good crumble topping.

Ingredients
Fruit
650g apples, chopped
3 handfuls of blackberries
60g brown sugar
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Topping
200g unsalted butter
250g demerara sugar
100g plain flour
100g oats
100g …

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Chocolate Cinnamon Bread and Butter Pudding

Posted in - Bake & Puddings on October 20th 2015 0 Comments IMG_1375[1]

Delicious, indulgent, comforting with interest added via cinnamon.

Ingredients
400mls full fat milk
100g dark chocolate, broken up
1/2 tsp cinnamon
2 egg yolks
1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
butter for the bread
4 slices country bread
2 tbsp demerara sugar

Serves 6
1.   Put the milk, chocolate and cinnamon in a pan over a medium heat.
2.  While it is melting, separate 2 eggs, (put …

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Devonshire Splits

Posted in - Bake & Puddings & Recipes on May 29th 2015 0 Comments IMG_9434[1]

or Chudleighs, the derivation of which is unknown.  There are also Cornish splits which are larger.  I made these for book no.2’s photoshoot which was not done brilliantly, but  not bad for an amateur.  My brother came in and immediately ate about 3 of these!  They are extremely rich, very delicious and a little like …

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