The Perfect Family Christmas Cake

Stir up, we beseech thee, the pudding in the pot and when we get home we’ll eat the lot! Here we are nearing the end of November and believe it or not, Stir it up Sunday is almost upon us. Christmas is a dream for a food history fanatic like me, offering a wealth of … Continue reading The Perfect Family Christmas Cake

A healthy nutty pudding from Noah

First published January 2015 on The History Girls There are times when a new recipe develops through hours of research. Others flash into life from a simple word, smell or taste while I’m thinking of something completely unrelated. Then, like this one, inspiration visits via someone else. Noah’s Pudding first appeared in a novel my … Continue reading A healthy nutty pudding from Noah