Redcurrant and Almond Cake

TImage of redcurrant bushhe squirrels got the cherries, the blackbirds scoffed the white currants, but we had a good haul of redcurrants from the garden this year. They usually end up made into jelly and the occasional summer pudding, but I thought it was time for a change. Continue reading

Orange Polenta Cake

Image of Stevie Parle

Picture courtesy of stevieparle.co.uk

I’ve got used to policeman looking younger than me but now chefs are getting in on the act. Sad but true.

Still, when it’s Stevie Parle, one of the new generation (comparatively speaking) of culinary wunderkinds, I really don’t mind.

He is one of those people who creates the sort of apparently effortless food you really want to eat. Continue reading