Simple Blackberry Jam

The first time I made blackberry jam was a tragedy. I blame it on not having a sugar thermometer, but it was mainly down to me having no idea what I was doing. I spend hours picking blackberries across Falmouth. Beautiful coastal paths covered in bushes make it a lovely exercise. I went with friends…

Beetroot Salt and Vinegar Crisps

These healthy crisps are super easy to make and taste absolutely delicious. The flavour combinations are endless – use whatever herbs and spices you fancy. I used salt and vinegar for this recipe – a British classic you can’t get tired of! Ingredients 2 uncooked beets 1 tbsp vinegar A good pinch of sea salt…

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

A real crowd pleaser and a cake that truly deserves the title ‘a British classic’ Ingredients 1.5 L bundt tin 180g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing the tin 100g honey 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 4 lemons, zested and juiced 250g self raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp poppy seeds Icing…

Simple Shortbread

This recipe is as easy as 3-2-1 yet leaves you with the best smelling kitchen and some crumbly, satisfying and very British biscuits. These are perfect for making with children as they demand very little effort. Ingredients 300g plain flour 200g unstalted butter 100g coconut sugar Method Heat your oven to 175 degrees Mix all…