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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake Nothing beats a delicious lip-smacking carrot cake with a deep creamy frosting topped with chopped walnuts. This recipe makes a wonderfully moist cake with a hint of cinnamon and spice, irresistible at any time of day.   Ingredients 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon ½ Tsp Mixed Spice 125g Soft Light Brown Sugar 125g Self-Raising Flour 2 Eggs 100ml Sunflower Oil 150g Grated Carrots 25g Sultanas 50g Chopped Walnuts (25g for the topping) Frosting 50g Unsalted Butter 50g Philadelphia Light Cream Cheese 230g Icing Sugar   Grated rind 1 Lemon 1 tsp Lemon Juice Method 1. Grease and line a...

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Curworthy Cheese

Rachel Stephen and her young family moved to Devon in 1979 buying a small farm to go dairy farming. We arrived with 37 cows and a large mortgage! My life with the world of cheese began when I was offered a part time job. This was helping with the launch of Curworthy Cheese back in 1985 when it was decided by Farmers Weekly to make cheese at Curworthy Farm using the milk produced by the farms cows. I took over the business in 1987 and eventually moved it to our own farm Stockbeare Farm in 1990 so that we could...

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Poached Plums and Mascarpone Cream

A tasty and light dessert made with fresh seasonal plums, mascarpone and natural Greek yoghurt giving a good balance between sharp and sweet and extremely quick and simple to prepare. Poached Plums and Mascarpone Cream Ingredients 1 Punnet Fresh Plums 1 Tbs Castor Sugar 1 Tub Mascarpone 250g 1 Tbs Caster Sugar 1 Tsp Natural Vanilla Essence 3 Tbs Natural Greek Yoghurt 1. Gently poached the plums in a little of water and 1 Tbs castor sugar. Leave to cool.   2. Whisk or beat the mascarpone with 1 Tbs castor sugar then fold in the Greek yoghurt and natural...

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J B Preserves

Home made in Ivybridge, Devon. Traditional flavours, seasonal treats and something out of the ordinary..... Established in 2005 producing high quality, fruit packed jams, marmalades and jellies alongside simply delicious chutneys, relishes and condiments. A business based on honesty and integrity whose growth has been mainly by word of mouth from happy customers. Over 90% of the range of produce is completely free from additives and much time and energy is spent sourcing ingredients that have no colourings or E numbers. For produce that does contain an additive, they are clearly identified on the label. A natural set is achieved...

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The Insalting Pig

The Insalting Pig Charcuterie was set up by Charlotte Hill in her Cottage Kitchen in Yelverton, Devon. Charlotte is taking the best meat that Devon has to offer, applying traditional methods of curing, smoking and hanging meats and making charcuterie to rival Continental Europe.

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