Summer Pudding

“It was a time for bottling and drying vegetables for the winter table, and for rich summer pudding filled with berries to be set in a cold larder, the juices to mingle.” An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear “One of the loveliest fruit puddings of the world is English Summer… Read More »Summer Pudding

Victoria Sponge Cake

    “Queen Victoria, who presumably visited nobody, preferred bone marrow on toast, and is unlikely to have ever tasted the sponge cake sandwiched with jam that was named after her—a nursery luxury.” Kate Colquhoun, Taste: The Story of Britain through its Cooking Traditional British desserts, like we British people, tend to… Read More »Victoria Sponge Cake

    Bakewell Tart

      “In Britain, a cup of tea is the answer to every problem. Fallen off your bicycle? Nice cup of tea. Your house has been destroyed by a meteorite? Nice cup of tea and a biscuit. Your entire family has been eaten by a Tyrannosaurus Rex that has travelled through a… Read More »Bakewell Tart