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Recipe: June Gooey Meringues.. fit for Strawberries

One of the very marvellous things about June is that it is Strawberry season!  Strawberry picking is an annual event and what better way to devour them (asides from in the middle of the field) is to encase them in a gooey meringue and fresh vanilla cream. The mini pavlova I create above was made […]
June 26, 2015 by Jacqui P

Recipe: Foraged Elderflower Cordial

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May / June (depending on the weather) is when the hedgerows in Sussex begin to fill to the brim with Elderflower.  A few years ago our Autumn hedgerows could be foraged at our leisure for the brambles and sloes to make our Autumn foraged foods… but the trend for all things home made has seen […]

June 12, 2015 by Jacqui P

Recipe: Foraged “Kekkle Boil” Rosehip Syrup

I used to get Rose Hip syrup with warm water before bed everynight… “kekkle boil and clean water” is what I used to call this hot sweet drink by Mum served up to me. It is the richest source of Vitamin C and has a super sweet delicious taste – it is meant to also […]
October 03, 2014 by Jacqui P

Recipe: Windfall Apple Cake

We only have a small Red Russet tree in our garden…  Sweet and crisp (and disease resilient) we managed to get about 4kg of fruit from a 3 year old tree.  So we munched some, stored some and decided to make a twist on my Sussex apple cake .. mixed with a handful of Brambles […]
October 03, 2014 by Jacqui P

.. and Quilted Cookies

…  more crafty cookies!  Yes I thought I would also share this patchwork quilt also baked by Sugar and Meringue.  Who like all their projects give you full instructions and recipes (but sadly not the skill or steady hand!) I think the Granny Square ones are still my favourite
November 07, 2011 by pearlandearl

Granny Square Cookies!

Oh my gosh…  regular readers will know of my Granny Square addiction (hence design things like our popular Granny Square Cross Stitch Kit).. and whilst browsing the web yesterday I stumbled upon instructions for the most divine Granny Square cookies from Sugar and Meringue. I am not the most patient cookie decorator – but I […]