Stuffed Spicy Apples
Stuffed Spicy Apples
Posted 4 weeks ago

Stuffed Spicy Apples

Ingredients

• 4 cooking apples, cored but left whole

• 2 stem ginger balls, finely chopped

• ½ tsp ground cinnamon

• 4 prunes, chopped

• 50g light muscovado sugar

• 1 tbsp butter

• 4 big scoops good quality vanilla ice cream, to serve

 

Method

1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6.

Using a sharp knife,…

Stuffed Spicy Apples
Soil Association Best Organic Farm Visit Finalist
Soil Association Best Organic Farm Visit Finalist
Posted 1 month ago

We're thrilled that Mary Arden's Farm is a finalist in the Organic Farm Visit category at this year's Soil Association awards. Help us claim the title by casting your vote http://bit.ly/1w5y5h0

Tudor Gingerbread
Tudor Gingerbread
Posted 1 month ago

Tudor Gingerbread

 

Ingredients

14 slices of crumbed, stale brown bread, crusts removed

1 small jar of clear honey (about 300g)

¼ tsp of black pepper

½ tsp of ground ginger

½ tsp of ground nutmeg

¼ tsp of ground star anise

Method

1. Very gently warm honey in a small saucepan with the spices. Heat until it is free flowing but not boiling.

2. In a mixing bowl put half the breadcrumbs. Add the honey, mix and start to fold in. Keep adding breadcrumbs until the mix will not absorb anymore.

3. Press firmly into an 8 inch loose bottom cake tin and leave for 24 hours at room temperature.

4. Turn…

William Shakespeare’s Diary: (publish date t.b.c.)
William Shakespeare’s Diary: 02/09/1573
Posted 2 months ago

Good Morrow

It was an early start today.  Well before sunrise did the farm animals wake me, so I sat a while watching and listening to the maids downstairs. They are always so busy!

Ah! It looks like Mistress Martha is going to pick some fresh apples. Mmm, I am hungry and I do love apples.  Do you think she would notice if I pinched one?

OUCH!

She noticed.  She birched me for each one I took.  Maybe I should ask next time?

Fare thee well.

William Shakespeare, Age 9

William Shakespeare’s Diary: 26/08/1573
William Shakespeare’s Diary: 26/08/1573
Posted 2 months ago

Good day to you all.

For the past few days I have noticed strange people on our land. They have been moving things into mother's house.  It looked terribly suspicious.  I waited until everyone had gone so I could investigate.

What I found was very alarming.  There I found not one but TWO cauldrons.

Is someone is practising witch-craft? I should warn the maids for I do not want my dinner to be cursed.

I shall see thee anon.

William Shakespeare, Aged 9

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