Desserts

West Country Apple Cake

West Country Apple Cake

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The origin of the apple cake is unclear, as it has been attributed to both Dorset and Somerset. One thing is clear, however – the recipe is a West Country classic…

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Eton Mess

Eton Mess

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There’s an old story about the invention of the Eton Mess that says during the annual cricket match at Eton College, sometime during the 1920s, a Labrador sat on a strawberry pavlova. It was crushed, but the students didn’t care and ate it anyway.

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Welsh Cakes

Welsh Cake

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Welsh Cakes have been popular in Wales since the 19th century. They are made on a griddle or bakestone rather than in an oven, and can contain raisins and currants.

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Norfolk Treacle Tart

Norfolk Treacle Tart

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What distinguishes the East Anglian version of the treacle tart is the noticeable absence of breadcrumbs, compared to more traditional recipes.

This version is shared by locals of Suffolk and Norfolk, and was said to be a particular favourite of the author Charles Dickens.

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Stu’s recipes part 1: Muesli / Granola

Stu's Recipe's Part 1: Muesli / Granola

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Our lovely Stuart has decided to let the world know his secret recipe for this tasty breakfast (or anytime of day) treat

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