Heather’s Eccles cakes

(makes 8) 1 pack ready rolled puff pastry30g golden caster sugar50g butter200g currantsMilk to brushGranulated sugar to sprinkle Preheat the oven to 210 deg CCream the butter & sugarMix in the currantsCut the pastry into 8 squaresDivide the currant mixture equally between the squares For each square, bring the corners together, close any gaps, turn over and place on a baking  tray then flatten Brush with milk and sprinkle with sugarBake for 15 to 20 minutes till golden brown

Pam’s Chocolate Marmalade Cake

Makes 1 loaf cake. Suitable for freezing. Ingredients 125g butter, cubed 100g best quality 70% dark chocolate, broken into pieces 300g marmalade (I prefer a thicker cut, but any will do) 2 eggs, beaten 150g … Read more

Bean Feast!

Having taken on the mountain of overgrown runner beans from Hawarden I had a happy week playing with the podded beans in my kitchen. They were quite easy to shell out with a twist of the pod which I became adept at!

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