Gem irons and ginger gems

March 31, 2017 | Filed under In-betweens

A few months ago my daughter Sandra asked me if I still had a gem iron – the really solid cast-iron one she remembered from her childhood.  Currently at home with small children Sandra had decided she wanted to make ginger gems in a real gem iron, the one that you heat in the oven while you prepare the mixture so when you pour the mixture in, it sizzles and you have to work quickly to get the gems in the oven.

gem iron

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Lemon Drizzle Cake (gluten free)

July 29, 2015 | Filed under In-betweens

This makes a very moist cake with no flour. The flavour is enhanced by the lemon and sugar syrup drizzled over the top of the cake while it is still hot from the oven. …Read more

Lemon Loaf

October 10, 2012 | Filed under In-betweens

I made this loaf recently and it disappeared very quickly. It’s very lemony, very yummy and is based on an Edmonds Cookbook recipe. …Read more

Cinnamon pinwheels

August 9, 2012 | Filed under In-betweens

This recipe uses the basic plain scone dough to make a very tasty mid-morning treat.  If you’re entertaining friends at home or taking a plate when you go to someone else’s place for morning coffee then this is an interesting and different take on scones or muffins. …Read more

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