Recipe – Chocolate Cake or Buns

Back in the 1970's when we held dinner parties they all seemed to consist of prawn cocktail for starters and Black Forest Gateau for dessert (At least the main course was usually different!)! I, personally, never liked Black Forest Gateau because I am not keen on sickly chocolate but my daughter, Nicola, loves chocolate. In …

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Cupcakes at Tea Time

Sweets at tea time are a natural. Scones, cookies, those finger-sized sandwiches, and, of course, cupcakes! The thought stirred my inner tea poet and inspired this ditty: (Sing to the tune of “On Top of Old Smokey”) Oh, I love a cupcake With icing so sweet. Without it my tea time Is just not complete! …

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