Afternoon Tea

Recipe: Madeleines     Hi, I’m Lucy and I’m a hoarder.   I go to cookware shops. A Lot. I obsessively browse the internet for deals on cake tins, cookery gadgets and things that would look pretty in photos.   This is what led me to purchase a mini madeleine pan, despite never having tasted…

Daring Bakers Challenge April 2010: Traditional British Pudding

Recipe: Sussex Pond Pudding           The April 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Esther of The Lilac Kitchen. She challenged everyone to make a traditional British pudding using, if possible, a very traditional British ingredient: suet.   My previous forays into the world of suet have been entirely casserole-and-dumpling-based, so…

Rhubarb and Custard reunited

Recipe: Melting Moments   You may remember some time ago I made some rhubarb sorbet to celebrate valentine’s day. Well, the poor sorbet has been dwindling away since then, and although it has been served with a few desserts, including one of it’s very best friends panna cotta, it refused to give up the ghost….