Feijoa Season!

The Custard Club's morning tea today was brought together by the generosity of our neighbourhood. The stars of the show were beautiful, fresh feijoas, gifted to me by a friend yesterday. I've not had any for years, this was such a treat! Fresh lemons in the cake batter were from another neighbour, the honey for … Continue reading Feijoa Season!

Peaches and Cream

Wednesday morning tea for the Custard Club yesterday - peaches and cream butterfly cakes, direct from the pages of The Comfort Bake (pages 32 and 33 to be precise). One small difference, today under the cream there's a generous swirl of egg custard. It was for the Custard Club after all, custard is obligatory. (Readers … Continue reading Peaches and Cream

English Muffins

A little Sunday cooking/baking. I've been wanting to make proper English-style muffins for a long, long time. After a bit of a false start, managed to produce these today The secret is to partially cook them on the stovetop, then finish with a short spell in the oven. Split and toasted muffins topped with bacon … Continue reading English Muffins