Carrot and orange loaf – and autumn in the garden

Autumn is undoubtedly my favourite season. I love the colours, the cold clear days, lighting the fire, layering up with jumpers and yes, the thoughts of getting ready for the festive season….. We’ve had some absolutely lovely days this week – pale blue skies, frosty mornings, still clear air, arrows of geese flying overhead. Most … More Carrot and orange loaf – and autumn in the garden

Orange and apple cake – and half time oranges

I’m not a particular fan of eating oranges. I can never really be bothered with all that peeling and all that pith. And all the juiciness and stickiness play havoc with the keyboard…. But they do taste absolutely amazing at half time during a game of sport when pre-sliced (by someone else, obviously). For some … More Orange and apple cake – and half time oranges

Orange loaf

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