Recipes

Recipe for Raspberry Jam Filled Doughnuts

Recipe for Raspberry Jam Filled Doughnuts

There is nothing better (in my opinion) than a freshly made, heavily sugared doughnut, filled to the brim with raspberry jam. They are not difficult to make but they do take a little time… but who doesn’t have some free time at the moment?! TIP…

Heather’s Christmas Cake Recipe

Heather’s Christmas Cake Recipe

Heather recently had this recipe published in the Blackmore Vale magazine and it is one of her favourites.  This recipe will provide you with that delicious deep Christmassy flavour whether you make it 2 months or 2 days before Christmas. The secret is cooking together…

How to make a tasty fruit crumble

How to make a tasty fruit crumble

I recently popped to Sopley Farm with my teenage boys, looking for something fun to do in the sunshine. We ended up spending a happy hour picking some fruit and I set about making some jam and a tasty plum crumble.  Fruit crumbles are a…

Diverse Abilities Charity Recipe Book and Cookie Recipe

Diverse Abilities Charity Recipe Book and Cookie Recipe

Diverse Abilities, a charity that helps children and adults who have profound physical and learning disabilities, have rustled up a delicious recipe book stuffed full of sweet bakes all donated by people associated with their charity. Entitled ‘Scrumptious Home Baking’, the recipe book costs £9.95…

Recipe for a versatile Tomato Sauce

Recipe for a versatile Tomato Sauce

Gah – I love tomatoes! I think they are best enjoyed when served on toast (under some grated garlic) or as a bowl of hearty tomato soup and two slices of crusty bread and butter. This recipe is fairly flexible, so that you can alter…

Baking Ratios and a Raspberry Crumble Bar Recipe

Baking Ratios and a Raspberry Crumble Bar Recipe

During the Coronavirus lockdown, many people have tried their hand at baking at home… so much so that the supermarkets have been cleared of flour, sugar and yeast for weeks! I have seen lots of bake-a-longs on social media and many new recipe e-books have…

Recipe for Fish in Parcels

Recipe for Fish in Parcels

This recipe is an excellent way to cook delicate fish either on the BBQ or in a conventional oven. Use local fresh fish, such as bass, brill, plaice, whiting, cod, haddock, arctic charr or hake. Just be aware that the thicker the fish the longer…

Guest Recipe from Ma Bolton – Gluten Free Wraps

Guest Recipe from Ma Bolton – Gluten Free Wraps

This little recipe is kindly shared by Kate Bolton from Ma Bolton.  This recipe has been designed to help if you are struggling to get hold of gluten free flours and any precious amount you might have, you will want to go as far as…

Baking Ingredient Suppliers

Baking Ingredient Suppliers

We keep being asked if we know of places that currently have stocks of flour and other baking ingredients. We have searched through our list of local Dorset businesses, as well as UK based suppliers who are offering home delivery, to put together a list…

Baking tips (if you can’t quite find the right ingredients)

Baking tips (if you can’t quite find the right ingredients)

In this Coronavirus quarantine, people are more inspired than ever to get in the kitchen and make something from scratch, especially bread and cake! Some baking ingredients have been hard to find in the supermarkets so here is a list of tips and hacks to…