Mrs K.

MRS K. I went to visit a very lovely lady last week. She had turned up in our Leominster showroom having got a train from Builth Wells and then walked in the pouring rain from the train station here, to us. We made her two restorative cups of tea whilst she got her breath back. (Can I just point out … Continue reading

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Simple Christmas Chocolate Roulade.

This article appeared in Welsh Border Life this December…I thought I’d share it here too. Christmas time…mistletoe and wine… This Christmas I am that person I usually love to hate. That organised, already wrapped my presents in November, cooked ahead and frozen, smug, sanctimonious person we all know. That’s me now! And it feels GOOD! I’m twiddling my thumbs somewhat … Continue reading

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A Rather Serious Cake

By fantastic guest chef Loopy Folkes This is a recipe for the chocolate lovers! It can be a serious pud or a cake for afternoon tea. It will last for three days or more, but I think you will find, the urge to have a sneaky slice every so often with a cup of coffee, means that it won’t last longer than a … Continue reading

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Spicy Christmas Traybake

It’s here! December…Thrill or dread? I love Christmas, I don’t love all the work but I do love log fires, mulled wine, roasts to keep out the cold, my AGA, family descending, mince pies, twinkling lights, decorating my tree (preferably when the children are in bed so they can’t interfere). That makes me sound like an over controlling monster and … Continue reading

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