Old English Syllabub

Old English Syllabub: Put the clove, allspice and cinnamon stick into a small mortar. Grid very finely. Sift through a fine sieve. Put the ground spices, nutmeg, sugar, lemon rind and strained lemon juice into a bowl. Add the sherry. Stir well until the sugar dissolves. Cover and leave to stand for 1 hour. Strain… Read More


Dobostorte Recipe

Dobostorte Recipe Cut six sheets of non-stick baking paper, about 28 cm (11 inches) square. Draw a 25cm (10 inch) circle on each sheet of paper. Line as many baking sheets possible with the paper. The sponge layers will have to be cooked in increments, depending on how many racks your oven has. To make… Read More


Palmiers recipe

Palmiers Recipe: Roll out the puff pastry on a lightly floured surface to an oblong, about 48×53.5cm (19×21 inches). Trim the edges neatly. Mix the caster sugar and the ground spice together. Brush the pastry very lightly with a little milk. Sprinkle lightly with some sugar and spice. Fold the two longest sides to the… Read More