Katie’s PRIDE Cake

This article commemorates the official end of Pride Month. To support her LGBTQ friends, my daughter paid homage to their ongoing struggle for equality and freedom via the medium of baking. I’m immensely proud of Katie for doing this, she has numerous friends that face bigotry everyday of their lives because of how an everContinue reading “Katie’s PRIDE Cake”

Bara Brith

In most cases there are no better comfort foods than those from you’re childhood. My Grandmother and Aunty Winnie were exceptional at making this traditional Welsh Teacake, Bara Brith. There is nothing like sitting down, having a cup of tea and a sturdy slice of tastes and smells that hurl me back several decades toContinue reading “Bara Brith”

Aunty Winnies Apple & Rhubarb Pie with Cheesy Pastry

My family is replete with strong women, they weren’t born that way, but fate and necessity forged them into matriarchs. Winifred John was born the 2nd Eldest of 14 children and older sister to my Grandfather. She married Bill and had five sons. Bill sadly died long before I was born and left Winnie aContinue reading “Aunty Winnies Apple & Rhubarb Pie with Cheesy Pastry”

Malteser Cheesecake

Malteser Cheesecake I heard a Cardio-Vascular Surgeon say once “The best way to a woman’s heart is through the rib cage”. As I lack the surgical skills of my old colleague, I must rely on my Cheesecake recipe. It never fails to delight my sweet-toothed wife and in fact, I’m afraid to take the finishedContinue reading “Malteser Cheesecake”