Pistachio cake with lime drizzle

I’ve just taken down the last of the limes from my lime tree; they were starting to fall off anyway! After giving away the majority of them, I decided it was time to try another lime cake recipe. Needless to say my husband was very happy to hear it;¬†he LOVES limes! This recipe is definitely…

Dark chocolate and beetroot cake

I’ve just pulled out the last of our beetroot crop from the garden and with smaller¬†bulbs I decided to make a chocolate and beetroot cake; the original (& the best) red velvet cake when beetroot was used instead of red food colouring. My daughters have been quite adamant that they do not and will not…

Mandarin and almond cake

Our mandarin tree has finally decided to fruit after six impatient years of waiting! Not only is it finally fruiting, but the tree is so heavy with fruit a few branches are actually dragging along the ground. As much as our family loves eating mandarins straight from the tree, I decided to trawl (not troll)…