Jelleye Anar – Pomegranate Jelly Recipe

The very first thing I learnt to ‘cook’ in the kitchen was jelly! Out of a packet, those little blocks of hard, chewy, way too sweet jelly that you had to dissolve in boiling water with a fork and would leave a sticky sugary residue on your teeth for hours after eating….

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Persian Mille Feuille Recipe – A cross between Baklava and Mille Feuille

A few years ago my husband made me a beautiful Persian Love Cake for my birthday. It was a delicate cardamom chiffon sponge with a delicious fresh cream filling flavoured with rose water with candied rose petals and pistachios. It was incredible.  I am unashamed to say that I ate pretty much the entire cake, bar one slice that he had, and I loved every mouthful.

My Little Summery Persian Loaf Cake

Well our hazy summer days have definitely come to an end and it has been anything but summery up here in North Shropshire for the last few weeks! It seems Shropshire has definitely got the memo about Autumn arriving.