Apple & Marmalade cake

Apple & Marmalade Cake – Recipe

Love a bit of cake I do!. This is easy & perfect with a cup of tea! Apple & Marmalade Cake (after River Cottage) Ingredients 100g ground almonds 175g light brown flour 2 teaspoons baking powder A pinch of salt 3–4 large eating apples (about 500g in total) 200g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing…

Life, the universe and everything…

Sleep. *laughs hysterically*   2.30 am…ping…wide awake. Again.   Then it hit me.   I’m so busy during the day that time passes me by; I thought yesterday –Monday- was Tuesday, I’d worked so hard I thought I must be Tuesday, surely?   I, obviously, need to be grateful to my brain for waking me up;…

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Wild thing…a foraging Odyssey

Wild thing…a foraging Odyssey I was slightly worried when we went on holiday at the end of August that we would miss the best of the foraging. There was a last minute trek over towards Shrewsbury on the Monday evening, before we were due to leave on the Thursday, to collect as many wild plums as…

From the ashes of disaster…

Thought for the day here in the Jammy Cow kitchen, super tune from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and pretty much how are things with me. Anyhoo, before I go off on one again, let me explain. A while ago I made some Spiced Rhubarb & Orange Chutney. It was lovely & sold really well. I…

the perfect recipe book

Beat me to it.

I bought some (more) new books. I like books. I like books on preserving. I keep being asked to write my own – not by folk who know anything about publishing, but nonetheless… Some books are so annoyingly full of unnecessary complications. Take this one for example: It’s an American publication & they do things slightly…