Country Rhubarb Cake

This delicious juicy rhubarb cake, based on an enriched bread dough, was made all over the country. Originally it would have been baked in the bastible or ‘baker’ beside an open fire. My mother, who taught me this recipe, varied the filling with the seasons. Serves 8 Download Country Rhubarb Cake as a PDF for Printing

Blackberry and Apple Tart

Blackberries and apples were referred to in glowing terms in the Irish medieval Fionn Mac Cumhaill legends. ‘Beautiful golden yellow apples’ and ‘beautiful blackberries’ are frequently mentioned in the 12th-century Fianna text Agallamh na Seanórach (The Colloquy of the Ancients). Variations Damson Tart Worcesterberry Tart Rhubarb Tart Download Blackberry and Apple Tart as a PDF for Printing