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Polish Home Comforts Food with Ren Behan

Polish Home Comforts Food with Ren Behan

Ren Behan, host of Polish Home Comforts, is a British citizen whose parents were both born in Poland and relocated to the UK before starting their family.  Ren grew up with a very strong connection to her Polish heritage keeping it very much alive within […]

Recipe for a simple and tasty honey cake

Recipe for a simple and tasty honey cake

Scroll down for the recipe for my simple and tasty honey cake. Years ago I used to have a cafe on the weekends at a local environmental centre. I would make all of my cakes, jams, chutneys and more during the week. One winner was […]

Grenada: Recipe for Crayfish Bay Chocolate Cake

Grenada: Recipe for Crayfish Bay Chocolate Cake

Scroll down for a unique recipe from Crayfish Bay Organic Cocoa Farm for their chocolate cake. The first time I visited Crayfish Bay Organic Cocoa Farm on the north western side of the the island of Grenada I absolutely fell in love with it. I […]

Recipe: Best Blood Orange Drizzle Cake

Recipe: Best Blood Orange Drizzle Cake

Scroll down for my recipe for the best blood orange drizzle cake:- I saw some beautiful red skinned blood oranges recently.  All I could think of was using my lemon drizzle cake recipe but substituting blood oranges for the lemons to make a blood orange […]

Winter Spice Apple Sauce Cake

Winter Spice Apple Sauce Cake

I have been baking my quick and easy fruit cake for years now and it never fails.  This time of year we have a surplus of really nice, heritage, cooking apples at the end of the garden.  Sometimes I make cakes with chopped apples or […]

American 1-2-3 Cake

American 1-2-3 Cake

I often make a soup on a Sunday afternoon but every now and then I make a cake instead. I recently saw an interesting recipe on Facebook for a layered cherry cake but the recipe used tinned cherry pie filling and since I do try […]

Cooking with Nanny

Cooking with Nanny

One of the greatest gifts in life is a grandchild.  Get more and the gift just keeps on growing.  I am very fortunate to have Elizabeth (3 and a half years old) and Logan (2 years old). Elizabeth is just getting to the stage when […]