Lavender Poached Rhubarb with Ginger Custard Cream


Work has begun again down at the allotment. It has been a long time coming and it did get to the point where I questioned whether it really was possible to fit the allotment in to our ever increasingly busy lives.  There is nothing remotley relaxing about owning an allotment. In reality, whenever I (& […]

How To Make Choc Ices

Choc Ice

After the success of the Ginger C’Rum ice cream I made without the use of an ice cream maker I thought I would give it another go. Last time, I used a tub of good quality shop bought custard. This time I am using that old favourite “Ambrosia”. Seeing as this idea of mine to […]

Rustic Apple Tart with a White Chocolate & Brandy Custard

Rustic Apple tart

This is a recipe for a dish that I have always enjoyed making, but somehow wanted to update in my own way. After all, apple tart is a staple of most restaurants, particularly if you holiday in France. And I do, every year for the last four years. The house is booked again for next summer too so […]