Hazelnut and Bailey’s meringue cake. 

A really easy recipe and looks impressive.  Ingredients  sunflower oil, for greasing 150g toasted hazelnuts 5 egg whites 280g golden caster sugar 1 tbsp white wine vinegar 300ml pot double cream 2 tbsp icing sugar, plus extra for dusting 3 tbsp Baileys cream liqueur  200g pack fresh raspberries Method  Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. … More Hazelnut and Bailey’s meringue cake. 

Trail running 

FACT running off road is far more fun than road running. Though saying that 95% of my runs are road based. I had my first taster of off road running with friends Charles and Angela Colby. They are amazing runners, when I was in a flux over misplacing my running mojo last year, they said … More Trail running 

Acorn Bank

It is always fun playing tourist in your local area. Having joined the National Trust last year, yes I am at that age. A look in the National Trust handbook and decided to visit Acorn Bank just outside Penrith.  A breakfast stop at Mrs Miller’s tearoom at Hazeldene garden centre, which is definitely worth a … More Acorn Bank