Stir up sunday: Christmas cake

Stir Up Sunday: Christmas Cake Recipe

This weekend we're looking forward to 'Stir Up Sunday'. As the last Sunday before advent, it is traditionally kept free for the family to take part in stirring the Christmas pudding and cake. This tradition is said to have been introduced by Prince...More >
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Flowerpot Muffins

Easter Recipe - Flowerpot Muffins

Easter days are planned for family gatherings, Easter egg hunts and spring walks. The holiday itself is to celebrate the end of Lent, whether you've given up certain luxuries and are looking forward to indulging in them again or maybe you're just...More >
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Sloe berries

September Recipe: An abundance of berries

September is here and the feeling of Autumn has certainly made its presence felt already. Rolling mists, dewy grass and cobwebs in every corner, hint at the colder, darker days to come. September can also offer an abundance of golden warmth and with...More >
Tags: Recipe, sloe gin, sloe berries, festive drink
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The great British Bake Off returns

The start of The Great British Bake Off usually heralds the beginning of the end of the summer season and we start to spend more time inside, especially with the current weather we are experiencing. Thoughts turn to weekend afternoons spent in the...More >
Tags: Great British Bake Off, baking, lemon and elderflower drizzle cake
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