DAMSON ALMOND CRUMBLE

DAMSON ALMOND CRUMBLE

With beet, winter squash and damsons on the menu, Anna Pettigrew’s latest culinary creations will certainly get those taste buds tingling Crumbles make some of the best puddings – not only are they easy to make, they are so accommodating in terms of the fillings you can use. If you are short of plums, pop some berries in and you…
DAIRY-FREE AMERICAN BLUEBERRY PANCAKES

DAIRY-FREE AMERICAN BLUEBERRY PANCAKES

A fabulous dish to serve up at the weekend. You can use blackcurrants or raspberries too, if you prefer.  SERVES 6 | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes • 225g/8oz plain flour • 1tbsp baking powder • 1tsp caster sugar • pinch of salt • 2 large eggs, beaten • 1tsp vanilla extract • 100g/3½oz dairy-free yogurt…
Apple of Your Eye Pie

Apple of Your Eye Pie

A definitive recipe for the perfect apple pie with scrumptious South African Golden Delicious & Granny Smith apples for a fabulous flavour. Preparation: 30 minutes | Cooking: 30 minutes Serves: 6 For the pastry: 350g plain white flour Pinch of salt 2tbsp icing sugar 175g chilled butter, cut into pieces 2tbsp beaten egg (reserve the remainder) 4tbsp chilled water For…
Parsnip & Coconut Cake

Parsnip & Coconut Cake

This deceptively light bake is a delicious use of winter parsnips, and makes a great alternative to the traditional Christmas cake. SERVES 8-10 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes • 175ml/6fl oz oil, plus extra for greasing • 3 large eggs • 170g/6oz sugar • 280g/10oz self-raising flour • ½ tsp baking powder • ½ tsp bicarb •…
Apple and blackberry loaf

Apple and blackberry loaf

This traditional loaf recipe has been updated to incorporate seasonal fruit and a crunchy crumble topping.   Ingredients (makes 12 slices) 250g (9oz) self-raising flour 175g (6oz) light soft brown sugar 175g (6oz) butter or margarine 1 dessert apple, peeled, cored and grated 2 eggs Zest of 1 orange, grated ½ tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder 175g (6oz) blackberries…
Easy Pear Loaf Cake

Easy Pear Loaf Cake

A quick and easy loaf cake to throw together on a whim! Serve it on its own with a cup of tea, or warm with a little ice cream. Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour • 200g (7oz) unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing • 100g (4oz) caster sugar • 100g (4oz) soft dark brown sugar • 2…