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Rock Cakes


Who doesn’t like moist, crumbly, lightly spiced rock cakes? …Apart from coeliacs. These really are so simple to make and taste absolutely delicious. They are definitely best eaten warm from the oven spread with a little bit of butter and even with some jam. 282 more words


Buttery Garlic Crackers

Happy Saturday readers!

Hope this lovely evening finds you all content and happy.  (As I am!)  :)

Today we have homemade crackers that are good for all things savory.   221 more words


Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I LOVE my brussels sprouts. Most people cringe at the thought of trying them. They remember their Mom’s old recipe, the sprouts are hard or bitter. 217 more words


April 20, 1852

Tues April 20th

1852  Storms again to day and nearly as hard

as yesterday.  rained poringly last night

Mr Packard came at half past three and Mr Ames… 370 more words

19th Century

Sourdough.....Is king.

The beautiful thing about sourdough, is one can make pastry and bread with the same mother. Just flour, salt and water for the WW batards, and at the same time, another piece of starter serves to fashion some slow proofed WW croissants. 17 more words


Fruit and Nuts Flapjack


  • 100g self raising flour
  • 175g butter
  • 100g light brown sugar
  • 75g dark muscovado sugar 
  • 175g golden syrup
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 300g oats…
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