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Belgian Gingerbread

A World War 1 recipe by Belgian Refugees for Gingerbread. Made at the Heritage Lincolnshire workshop as part of Layers of History.
Belgian Gingerbread

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
Tarte Owt of Lente

Classic American Dr Pepper Ribs Recipe and BBQ Tips

Classic American Dr Pepper Ribs One of our favourites in the Hirst household, delicious! BBQ tips as featured in Bon Appetit Summer 17 and The Lincolnshire Echo, The Target and Wolds Scene
Classic American Dr Pepper Ribs Recipe and BBQ Tips

Lincolnshire Scotch Eggs and Strawberry and Rhubarb PicNic Pies

Delicious Scotch Eggs using local free range eggs and our multi award winning sausage meat. Strawberry and Rhubarb picnic pies using seasonal produce
Lincolnshire Scotch Eggs and Strawberry and Rhubarb PicNic Pies

Banoffee Pie

As featured in Spring Edition of Wolds Scene - A retro taste of the 70s
Banoffee Pie

Luxury Mushroom Soup

Delicious warming soup for Autumn and Winter, made with port to add a touch of luxury to this humble dish. Featured in The Target, Lincolnshire Echo, Retford Times, Good Taste Magazine and Wolds Scene Autumn 2016
Luxury Mushroom Soup

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

A retro bake as featured in the Nov/Dec 2016 edition of Wolds Scene Delicious served hot as a pud or cold as a cake - yum!
Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Choccy Jaffa Tray Bake

My take on the classic Jaffa Cake, as featured on Great British Bake Off Technical Challenge and GBBOTwitterBakeAlong
Choccy Jaffa Tray Bake

Blackcurrant Bombe

A retro freezer pud that is deceptively easy to make and very delicious
Blackcurrant Bombe

Rhubarb and Custard Muffins

A new way to use Rhubarb with a classic pairing of custard
Rhubarb and Custard Muffins

Cheese Scones as featured in Wolds Scene Magazine Summer 2016

A good old fashioned cheese scone using a vintage Stork recipe
Cheese Scones as featured in Wolds Scene Magazine Summer 2016

Strawberry Shortcake

My Strawberry Shortcake recipe fit for the Queen's 90th Birthday Party, as featured in The Target June 2016
Strawberry Shortcake

No 99 Flake Cakes

Great little party fairy cakes to celebrate the Queens 90th Birthday celebrations. As featured in Spring edition of Wolds Scene
No 99 Flake Cakes

Lincolnshire Sausage and Asparagus Flan

A wonderful Spring recipe that makes the most of our wonderful local produce
Lincolnshire Sausage and Asparagus Flan

Classic American Blueberry Muffins

This delicious and simple American recipe is ideal for kids lunchboxes and picnics. As featured in Wolds Scene Spring Edition
Classic American Blueberry Muffins

Picnics for Motorists Caroway Seed Straws and Queen Cakes

1920s picnic recipes and County Wheels Lincolnshire event at Jubilee Park in Woodhall Spa
Picnics for Motorists Caroway Seed Straws and Queen Cakes

Spring Lemon Cake

A beautiful cake for Easter and Spring. Bit of Easter food history too and the tale of Molly Grimes
Spring Lemon Cake

Maslin Bread and Medieval Filo Purses

A taste of our Medieval Past
Maslin Bread and Medieval Filo Purses

Love your Festive Leftovers

Three adaptable recipes to use up those festive leftovers. Deep fill Cheese, Ham and Red Pepper Quiche, No Bake Chocolate Refrigerator Cake and Date and Ginger Slab Cake
Love your Festive Leftovers

Eliza Acton Inspired Mincemeat and Mincepies

To celebrate the Victorian Christmas Exhibition a Mincemeat and Mincepie recipe from the period, inspired by Eliza Acton
Eliza Acton Inspired Mincemeat and Mincepies

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
Tribute to Marguerite Patten and Recipe for Baked Corn Potatoes

Lincolnshire Sausage Bramley Onion and Potato Plait and Individual Bramley Apple Spice Cakes

Two lovely Autumn recipes using seasonal Bramley Apples, featured in The Target October 2015
Lincolnshire Sausage Bramley Onion and Potato Plait and Individual Bramley Apple Spice Cakes

Blackberry Frangipane Tart and Seedless Blackberry Jam

Two delicious Autumn recipes, featured in my Target Food and Drink column September 2015
Blackberry Frangipane Tart and Seedless Blackberry Jam

Lemon and Mandarin Jam Jar Cheesecakes and Earl Grey Tea Loaf

Two delicious recipes ideal for Picnics. A bit of history thrown into the recipes on Gunby Hall and Earl Grey too.
Lemon and Mandarin Jam Jar Cheesecakes and Earl Grey Tea Loaf

100th Anniversary of the WI and 1940s Wrawby WI Recipe for Grantham Gingerbreads

This months column looks at the 100th Anniversary of the Women's Institute and features a 1940's Wrawby WI Recipe for Grantham Gingerbreads
100th Anniversary of the WI and 1940s Wrawby WI Recipe for Grantham Gingerbreads

Potato Petes Potato and Watercress Soup

A wartime recipe for 70th Anniversary of VE Day
Potato Petes Potato and Watercress Soup

Simnel Fairy Cakes and Minted Pea Patties for Carling Sunday

Two Easter Recipes. Simnel Fairy Cakes and Carling Sunday Minted Pea Patties
Simnel Fairy Cakes and Minted Pea Patties for Carling Sunday

Half Term Treats

American Blueberry and Banana Muffins and Mini Tuna Pasties Ideal childrens baking for half term, for making and eating!
Half Term Treats

Mini Ploughmans Cottage Rolls to celebrate Plough Monday

Mini Cottage Rolls featured in Target column January 15th 2015 to celebrate Plough Monday (Plough Monday falls on 11th January in 2016)
Mini Ploughmans Cottage Rolls to celebrate Plough Monday

Lemon Curd

A delicious and zingy lemon curd recipe
Lemon Curd

Sadies Christmas Cake

A Victorian inspired Chirstmas Cake, rich dark and moist fruit cake, delicious for your traditional Christmas fayre
Sadies Christmas Cake

Chocolate Orange Bonfire Buns

Perfect for your bonfire party
Chocolate Orange Bonfire Buns

Aunt Sues Seed Cake

My Great Aunt Sues' Seed Cake. A traditional English Bake for Harvest time.
Aunt Sues Seed Cake

Howsams Bramble Vinegar and Bramble Crumble Cake

A precious family recipe for Bramble Vinegar and a 1970's Bramble Crumble Cake A delicious way to use your Blackberries
Howsams Bramble Vinegar and Bramble Crumble Cake

Steamed Pudding and Jam and authentic 1940s recipe

An authentic 1940's recipet to celebrate the Woodhall Spa 1940's Festival
Steamed Pudding and Jam and authentic 1940s recipe

Sadies Summer Scones

A celebration of the Quintessential Afternoon Tea to Celebrate the Birthday of our famous Lincolnshire Poet Alfed Lord Tennyson
Sadies Summer Scones

School trip to Gainsborough Old Hall

A simple recipe adapted from Lord Burgh's Retinue
School trip to Gainsborough Old Hall

Elizabeth Raffalds Chocolate Puffs

An authentic recipe from the 18th Century
Elizabeth Raffalds Chocolate Puffs

Merry Go Rounds

A Genuine World War I Recipe
Merry Go Rounds

May Day May Pole Cake

Turn a traditional Victoria Sandwich into a May Day treat
May Day May Pole Cake

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