Lavender Poached Rhubarb with Ginger Custard Cream

rhubarb

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 (& […]

Sticky Rhubarb, Rose Honey Cake

Rhubarb & Rose cake

I have to admit that I have not cooked or eaten rhubarb for years. I used to love it, but that was in the “sweet” form and the “yoghurt” form. My problem with rhubarb is not so much the flavour but the stringy texture and rather dull colour it produces once it is cooked. I […]