Recipes

Sadies Summer Scones

A celebration of the Quintessential Afternoon Tea to Celebrate the Birthday of our famous Lincolnshire Poet Alfed Lord Tennyson.The Quintessential English Afternoon Tea in the Sunshine.As we have been enjoying such a wonderful spell of good weather, I thought we might p...


School trip to Gainsborough Old Hall

A simple recipe adapted from Lord Burgh's Retinue.History Brought to Life at Gainsborough Old HallI wanted to share with you a wonderful day out I had last week with a class of Year Three children from Horncastle Community Primary School. Under the attentive eye of Mrs ...

School trip to Gainsborough Old Hall


Seville Orange Marmalade

Traditional Marmalade Recipe from the 1960'sOrange MarmaladeThis month’s recipe is for Orange Marmalade. This is a good reliable recipe from the 1960’s using mainly Seville Oranges, which are in season now. It is not quite as bitter as Marmalade made solely with Seville...


Simnel Fairy Cakes and Minted Pea Patties for Carling Sunday

Two Easter Recipes. Simnel Fairy Cakes and Carling Sunday Minted Pea Patties.Recipes and a bit of History too on Carling Sunday Minted Pea Patties and Simnel Fairy CakesOn one of my recent cookery book hunts, I was rummaging in the charity shops of Boston when I found a...

Simnel Fairy Cakes and Minted Pea Patties for Carling Sunday


Spring Lemon Cake

A beautiful cake for Easter and Spring. Bit of Easter food history too and the tale of Molly Grimes.Easter Spring Time BakeWell I don’t know what happened to January and February, do you? It only seems five minutes since the Christmas decs’ came down and here we are run...

Spring Lemon Cake


Steamed Pudding and Jam and authentic 1940s recipe

An authentic 1940's recipet to celebrate the Woodhall Spa 1940's Festival.1940’s Festival in Woodhall Spa turns the clock back seventy years.The time will soon be here when for a weekend in July the whole village goes back in time to the 1940’s. It is of course the Wood...

Steamed Pudding and Jam and authentic 1940s recipe


Strawberry Shortcake

My Strawberry Shortcake recipe fit for the Queen's 90th Birthday Party, as featured in The Target June 2016.Celebrations for the Queens 90th Birthday got underway a couple of months ago when Beacons were lit across the UK at 8pm on the 21st April. Mr and Mrs F...

Strawberry Shortcake


Tarte Owt of Lente

A Tudor recipe created with students of a Heritage Lincolnshire workshop I delivered on Food History and Historical cookery. As featured in The Lincolnshire Echo, Good Taste Magazine and Wolds Scene.I recently had the pleasure of working with 20 fabulous students on a F...

Tarte Owt of Lente


Tribute to Marguerite Patten and Recipe for Baked Corn Potatoes

Tribute to the legendary Marguerite Patten who would have been 100 years old today (4th November 2015) and a delicious recipe for Baked Corn Potatoes. Featured in East Lindsey Target Food and Drink Column.This month’s column is my tribute to one of the nation’s best kno...

Tribute to Marguerite Patten and Recipe for Baked Corn Potatoes


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