The Silver Palate Carrot Cake

To die for !! I tasted this cake firstĀ  over 20 years ago when a handsome young man visited us and a nubile young lass made this cake for the said bachelor and invited us all over. He was impressed, they got together for a bit. They broke our bed but did not make it…

Mum’s wonderful, wonderful Buttermilk

The eternal go-to during Indian summers. There are so many varieties and recipes, but the one you are used to is the only one that hits all the right spots ! For 2 glasses : 3 tbsp thick yoghurt, whizzed in a blender Separately, give 3 shallots, 1 green chili and some fresh coriander a…

150 Calorie Snacks

The last of the Good Housekeeping reprints … for those with a yen for the Mediterranean lifestyle, and the in-betweeners between meals. 1 heaped tbsp houmous with strips of courgette, carrot and red or yellow pepper 40g cheese and an apple 25g plain 70% dark chocolate (about 2 squares) 25g seed, nut and sultanas, mixed…