Sarah’s Spicy Apple Cake

May 9, 2012 | Filed under In-betweens

Every few  months, I attend a business meeting at Sarah’s place and she always has  tea, coffee and yummy food.  Mostly we meet after work so sometimes Sarah has whizzed into the supermarket on the way home.

Last month though we met on a Saturday morning and Sarah had baked this delicious Spicy Apple Cake.  The plate was empty by the end of the meeting. Good thing Sarah’s husband had his piece before he went out with their  son while we held our meeting. …Read more

Condensed milk fruit cake

December 21, 2011 | Filed under In-betweens

Rysnan had lost her recipe for a Most Marvellous Christmas Cake which had no eggs or sugar but involved boiling the  fruit in condensed milk.

Just when I had given up finding a similar recipe, I came across this recipe in an old recipe book my grandmother used.  Its long since lost its cover so I have no idea of the origin of the book or the recipe.  …Read more

Ginger crunch

July 23, 2011 | Filed under In-betweens

This recipe comes from my grandmother’s little black recipe book which goes back to 1933. (The measurements have been converted to metrics).

This old family favourite has been in the Edmonds Cookery books and is also a staple offering at many city cafes now. …Read more

Chocolate Crunch

May 11, 2011 | Filed under In-betweens

Christine has sent this recipe saying

“It was a great recipe for me to start with as a young girl and came in very handy when I left home to go renting in Hamilton. …Read more

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