Pieday Friday – Back to basics with bread

I’ve been watching Paul Hollywood’s bread programme for the last few weeks and now that the series has finished, hubby and I finally felt brave enough to have a go at making our own bread at home. I’ve always thought it’s a bit of a long-winded process, all that waiting for the dough to rise […]

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Afternoon tea recipe – Fruity banana cake

Here’s a lovely afternoon tea recipe for you which is especially good for using up your over-ripe bananas: no matter how black your banana have turned, they will be fine in this cake! Ingredients: 125g butter, 150g caster sugar, 1 tsp vanilla extract. 1 beaten egg, 2 very ripe bananas (mashed), 190g self raising flour, 60ml milk Method: Grease and […]

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