Salted Peanut and Dark Chocolate Florentines

A great idea for a gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, whenever. I had originally intended this to come out at Christmas, as that is the time when I usually make these little babies. But, as it always is at that time of year, especially for those who cook or bake, I was too busy….

My Mother’s Everyday Scones

A very easy recipe from my mother’s school cookbooks. Just the thing for when you have a few guests descending on you in forty minutes. Ever since I was small, I’ve loved my Mother’s scones. She’s been using the same recipe for nearly fifty years. She got it from her cookery teacher, at the age…

Traditional Rock Cakes

A little bonus recipe for you today. A teatime treat for children. A lovely little recipe to have in your repertoire. Great to make with kids for when grandparents come over. The first time I made these was nearly twenty years ago at school. We spent nigh on an entire term making them week after…