Late Summer Plum Galette
The allotment gave a bounty of beautiful plums on my last visit and you will also see in the greengrocers and supermarkets big punnets of the deep red and purple fruits. I wanted to make the most of them whilst they are in season and also wanted to make something that the kids can help with whilst they are on school holidays - which has been the theme of this blog this month. Please don’t be put off making your own shortcrust pastry; it is simply a matter of whizzing all the
Breakfast, Picnic or Pudding?
I sometimes get asked for some quick baking ideas, something that can be done simply and that kids can get involved with too. So this week I have made some little fruity pots that could be a scrum breakfast to start the day, or made in jars and taken on a picnic or put into bowls for an easy weekday pudding. This recipe also makes the most of the end of season British berries, which I think, should be celebrated right up to the last minute. There isn’t a lot of baking in thi
There was an abundance of blueberries in the shops this week and as they are in season they didn’t cost the world - hooray. So trotting home with a lot of blueberries in hand, I was thinking of baking something delicious, of course, but also something that kids could join in with whilst they are on their summer holidays. They make a wonderful breakfast treat when they are still warm from the oven. I’ve made a crunchy, topping including cinnamon which give them a lovely spic
Little Hands and Rocky Roads
I have had a lovely week having my 7 year old niece, Sahai, come and visit in Brighton. Along with A LOT of ice-creams (what are Aunties for, if not to be a constant supply of ice cream) we have had a lot of fun crafting, chatting and collecting shells on the beach. We even did this week's blog together (payment in the form of a Mint Chocolate Chip ice-cream) as I have wanted to share recipes this month that little ones can join in with whilst they are on their summer holida