I have tried a few biscuit recipes in my time whilst running our B&B here in Cornwall. I like to bake lemon shortbread rounds for our B&B guests to enjoy although every so often I like to change the flavour and orange shortbread goes down a treat too. For occasions like Valentines Day I add…

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Many people who come and stay with us at The Old Parsonage tell us they enjoy our homemade granola and have asked for the recipe so I thought it would be a good idea to include it here on our website. Our granola is based upon the BBC’s ‘Good for you’ granola recipe. I have…

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Recipe for Orange Drizzle Loaf This is a great recipe for orange drizzle, you can add the butter cream icing for the middle or not, it’s entirely up to you. This recipe is taken from the ‘Mary Berry Everyday’ recipe book (I know, I know but her recipes are just so good & foolproof, well they are for…

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I have recently purchased a wonderful waffle maker (Cuisinart ) and decided to try out one of the recipes on my youngest son! The recipe was quite straight forward and is listed below :- Ingredients 250g plain flour 7g (1 ½  tsps) baking powder 20g caster sugar 5g (1 tsp) salt 475ml milk 2 eggs 30ml vegetable oil…

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Making marmalade We have had a rather wet start to 2018 and I thought what better way to get through the damp weather than by making marmalade ready for our breakfasts this year. It was my first attempt and I am rather pleased with the results! I didn’t have a clue on how to make this marvellous preserve…

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  2018 has started in a flurry of frosty mornings and crispy cold days and what we need is a little bit of comfort. As it happens, I am ready to start experimenting with new cake recipes, this is my idea of comfort. My cousin, Kathy, and her family came to visit a couple of…

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