pumpkin pie fudge

Pumpkin Pie Fudge

October is one of my favourite months. Not only does it signal the return of The Walking Dead, but also Halloween. It is also the time when the recipes I work on invariably have one thing in common – pumpkin. I am a big fan of pumpkin and have several recipes on here involving this…

Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake

Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake

Another year, and another birthday. I had adamantly said that I would not make my own cake like last year, but that went out the window when I spotted Tescos were selling Libby’s Pumpkin Purée. Previously, I have had to order this online and pay extortionately, but now it is much easier to explore my…

Thanksgiving Cookies

Earlier this week, I started work on a platter of Thanksgiving cookies as a surprise for my lovely friend Marguerite, who is not a native of these shores, but has moved to this sceptred isle from America. I am fairly sure that she gets homesick at times, so I wanted to make an effort to…

pumpkin pie

Pumpkin Pie

Sadly, due to the inclement weather this year, my squash patch was pretty much a wash out. The incessant rain caused mold on the broad leaves, and any budding squash was soon munched on by the army of slugs and snails that invaded my garden this year. I was devastated, my grand plans of producing…