Rhubarb Crumble Topped Cake

One of those days when my forgettery works far too well. I planned to make a rhubarb cake from "A Year in a Bottle" for the Wednesday morning tea platter. That's where things went awry. Didn't look at the recipe properly and added two eggs instead of one. That's not too bad, but then I … Continue reading Rhubarb Crumble Topped Cake


Apple Cake – Recipe

Here's the recipe for the Apple Cake I posted yesterday. It's an oldie but a goodie, very delicious and so easy. Jill’s Apple Cake 2 eggs 1 cup sugar 125g butter, melted 1½ cups self raising flour Grated rind one lemon (optional but nice) 4 apples, peeled, cored and finely sliced (I use the food … Continue reading Apple Cake – Recipe

Use It or Lose It

Attended the launch of the multi-talented Paul McIntyre's new book "Use it or Lose It". This is an amazing publication, insightful, helpful, well researched and presented - a testament to Paul's commitment to and enthusiasm for the topic of ageing well.   I was privileged to be asked to write a number of recipes for … Continue reading Use It or Lose It

Salami Update

For those who wanted to see the salamis made over the weekend hanging up, here they are (some of them at least, there are more racks of them). They are drying in an attic where a gently breeze passes through to assist with the process.