The lovely summer weather continues and I think this calls for a summery cake. This light and fresh orange loaf fits the bill nicely and is perfect for a picnic. There is one small piece left in the cake tin. Mr McGregor is going to be busy for some time planting out his leeks and … More Orange loaf
What a fantastic weekend it has been! Sunny, very hot and full of good cheer. This was mainly because we visited the Tynedale Beer Festival in Corbridge. One of my dearest friends had a special birthday this year and to celebrate, a large group of us gathered at the rugby club in the beautiful town of … More Strawberry cake, beer and cider
I can’t believe quite how quickly this year is passing – it’s already 11th June. The weather seems to think it is April with lots of heavy showers although it’s a bit warmer I guess. At least the rain is good for the garden, this weekend we’ve managed to get some of the plants I’ve … More Chocolate brownies – and why reduce the sugar?
Mr McGregor and I have had a great weekend catching up with family and very good friends. As usual when doing this we ate far too much, including some foods that remind us of our East Midlands origins. These treats included a Melton Mowbray pork pie, brawn and haslet. For those who are not familiar with … More Cardamom cake