Brambly Hedge Kitchens

Recipes from our Brambly Hedge Kitchens for you to share and enjoy!

Poppyseed and Caraway Cake

Poppyseed and Caraway Cake

We celebrated National Cake Day with...... a cake!  When you have a good sponge mixture, you can open the cupboards and find lots of goodies to add to it.  Caraway seeds can be a bit divisive but we love them, so we put them in, but if they're not a family...

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Hazelnut Shortbread

Hazelnut Shortbread

Roasted hazelnuts are iconic within Brambly Hedge and have so many uses.  This time, we decided to incorporate them in to shortbread as it's a great way of celebrating their wonderful earthy flavour.  There's no need to be restricted to hazelnuts here...

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Windfall Apple Cake

Windfall Apple Cake

As more autumnal weather moves in, so does a glut of windfall apples.  This simple apple cake is moist and delicious, and a great way of using up some up! INGREDIENTSAround 220g Bramley apples (or another fairly tart variety)220g self-raising flour110g...

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Apple, cheddar, walnut and sage muffins

Apple, cheddar, walnut and sage muffins

As the days and nights get cooler, the mice start to think of comfort foods, especially those that will make the most of their seasonal produce.  These savoury muffins make a delicious light meal and are another way of using up those windfall...

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Lemon drizzle cake

Lemon drizzle cake

As the days get cooler and the nights get longer, cups of tea with a slice of cake tend to replace summer smoothies and ice cream.  This recipe is so easy that it only takes 5 minutes to put together which is basically the time that the oven...

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Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Blackberry and Apple Crumble

It sounds simple, and it really is!  There are no rules with crumbles-as long as you have a fruit laden filling and some flour, butter and sugar to make a topping, the opportunities are endless!  If freezer space allows, why not make some extra...

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Blackberry Whisky

Blackberry Whisky

The mice are always planning ahead, and this recipe is in preparation for the cold, winter months.  It's nice to put this one in the back of the cupboard and forget about it until rainy day (but remember to take the Blackberries out after 6 weeks!)...

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Rhubarb Gin

Rhubarb Gin

The rhubarb season is coming to an end, so what better way to use up a few remaining stalks than popping them in a jar to make some pretty, pink, rhubarb gin?! INGREDIENTS enough rhubarb to fill two 1 litre kilner jars, or one big one a 1 litre bottle of...

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Bramble Jelly

Bramble Jelly

  Since the Blackberry season is well under way, we thought we’d give you a simple, easy to make recipe that allows the Blackberry to shine!  Blackberries are naturally low in pectin which allows the jelly to set, so there is some lemon juice added to...

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Beetroot Mayonnaise

Beetroot Mayonnaise

We thought it was time to do a savoury recipe, and this one has been inspired by Emily Watkins from The Kingham Plough in Chipping Norton.  This is a simple way to make mayonnaise, and although not quite as thick as some of the longer versions, it is easy...

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