French Pear Cake - Seasons and Suppers
This lovely fresh pear cake is light in texture, with a crispy, crackly sugar topping. Lovely enjoyed warm with a dollop of Crème Fraîche.
Irish Apple Cake with Custard Sauce - The Kitchen McCabe
Irish Apple Cake with Custard Sauce ~ The cake is excellent all on it’s own, but what really turns it into a decadent dessert is the custard sauce. Poured warm over the top of a slice of apple cake, its creamy sweetness is the perfect addition to the thick fruit filled cake.
How to Make Clotted Cream
Homemade Clotted Cream ~ (aka Devonshire or Cornish Cream) this luxurious spreadable cream is a must for afternoon tea and scones,
Italian Pear Almond Cake - Seasons and Suppers
A lovely pear cake, made with fresh pears, nestled in a lightly sweet and moist almond cake. A perfect cake to enjoy any time of day.
The World's Best Rice Pudding
My favourite Rice Pudding in the world is one that I was served at Heatherton House, a girl's school I attended, when our family lived in England in the 1970's. Normally, school food is abysmal, and some of the food combinations at Heatherton House were rather odd, but they did do a few things really well. One being their Rice Pudding, which they baked until it achieved a wonderful golden film on top. The rice was plump and perfect, having absorbing most of the vanilla scented aromatic…
Perfect Sticky Toffee Pudding - in traditional English style with toffee sauce!
Perfect Sticky Toffee Pudding - The best version of the classic British dessert that I've ever tried.
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Prepare for a gooey sugar rush from the gods: Sticky Toffee Pudding! This classic British cake-like dessert is served warm with toffee topping and ice cream on the side. Considering it's made of dates, you can practically claim that it's healthy. It contains fruit! Ok, so maybe it's not healthy and maybe you don't really want to know how much butter is in it, but I promise this is a dessert worth bending your new year's resolution. Ingredients: 1 cup & 1 Tbsp flour 1 tsp baking powder 3/4…
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These Apple Dragon Welsh Cakes are full of crisp green apples fried up on cast iron inside a sweet and crispy dough. Perfect for cold mornings, warm mornings, or basically any kind of morning. Welsh Cakes (also known as bakestones, traditionally cooked on a cast iron skillet) are something like a cross between a pancake and a sweet English muffin. So, basically delicious. There are several variations of Welsh Cake including: Llech Cymraeg, Jam Split, Apple Dragon, the Newport Lovely, Mynydd…
Egg custard tarts
PEOPLE READING NOW Plastic Surgeon Reveals: “You Can Fill In Wrinkles At Home” (Here’s How) Read more... Ingredients: For the pastry: 6 oz. all-purpose flour 1 large egg 4.25 oz. unsalted butter, cubed 1 oz. almonds, grounded 2 oz. white sugar For the filling: 7 egg yolks 3.2 oz. white sugar 23.6 oz. milk ground nutmeg for decoration Directions: For the pastry: Add flour (save 1 tablespoon for dusting), butter, sugar and almonds into a large bowl and stir well until all is combined. Add an…
Welsh Harvest Cake/Teisen y Cynhaeaf
The Welsh version of harvest cake is made with apples, sultanas and cinnamon, this cake resembles very much like Irish apple cake, which is baked with a layer of fruit in the centre.There are many regional recipes for cakes are baked during the harvest time, with many variations.Some of these cakes were cooked to fuel the workers during the hard manual labour, and some were produced to be enjoyed as part of post-harvesting celebrations. Before industrialisation, harvest time would be more…
Wales ~ Land Of My Fathers
Welsh Recipes: Pwdin Eva (Eve’s Pudding) Pwdin Eva (Eve’s Pudding) is a classic Cymric (Welsh) recipe for a classic dessert of stewed apples topped with a thick egg, milk and flour batter that’s oven...
Blackberry Batter Pudding
I have been remiss: I’ve neglected to introduce you to one of the books I acquired this Christmas: A Concise Encyclopedia of Gastronomy (originally published 1952) by famous English wine merc…