Category Archives: jam

black forest trifle

When making this, I had to search my blog in case I’d made something like this before. I have a severe weakness for ‘black forest’-flavoured things and I appear to have 4 separate choc-cherry desserts in my collection! This one has been back and forth with In Search of Heston and me, we’ve noticed how obsessed Heston Blumenthal is with […]

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devonshire splits

Apparently these are traditional – can’t say I’d ever heard of them. I made them to take round a friend’s house for tea and they certainly didn’t last like. Like a scone, but more like bread. Based on a Waitrose recipe. Devonshire splits (makes 12): 500g rice flour ½ teaspoon salt 25g caster sugar 1 x 7g sachet yeast 25g […]

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arctic roll

This one is straight from the pages of Jamie’s Great Britain. I don’t have particularly as strong memories of arctic roll as other people seem to – but what’s not to love here? Ice cream, jam, sponge… And it is good – but it’s extremely similar to his pudding bombe masterpiece (which I’m making for about the sixth time this […]

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