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Food Lovers’ Fayre – Norwich Arts Centre – 29th Sept

We are really looking forward to the first Food Lovers’ Fayre at the Norwich Arts Centre. It’s on Sat 29th Sept 11-4 with DJ’s playing in the cafe and loads … Continue reading

September 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Courgette Cake

Courgette Cake

What could be more local and seasonal than courgettes picked from our veg plot this morning? This moist tasty sponge is packed full of grated green and yellow courgettes and plump sultanas, topped with a tangy lime and cream cheese icing.

August 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cocoa Meringues

Cocoa Meringues

Crisp, light, huge, cocoa dusted meringues. Perfect with chilled whipped cream.

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Frangipane Tarts

Frangipane Tarts

These little beauties are going straight on the Cooper & Read list, we’ll be making them according to the fruit in season. Pictured are raspberry with creme almonde and meltingly delicious pastry.

August 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Wedding Cake

Wedding Cake

This beautiful cake was made by Ruth for our friend Daisy’s June wedding in ‘sunny’ Norfolk. By all accounts delicious as well as stunning. I was fortunate enough to taste a few practice Victoria sponges which were super yum. Very light, as a sponge should be and filled with homemade jam, cream cheese icing and fresh Norfolk strawbs.

August 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lavender Sugar

Lavender Sugar

I’ve taken advantage of a rare sunny day to pick some fresh Norfolk lavender from my garden. Next stop, lavender sugar.

August 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Polka Dot Chocolate Cake

Polka Dot Chocolate Cake

..with white chocolate butter cream icing. I usually slather this cake with nutella as it makes a fantastic alternative to icing, you can also just melt chocolate with a few teaspoons of milk. Decorated by Ella so the sprinkles are a little uneven!

July 19, 2012 · Leave a comment