Monthly Archives: April 2014

Lunch at The Pheasant, Bassenthwaite

10 April 2014 . News . No Comments

An old staging post and coaching inn, the Pheasant has stood in this quiet corner of the Lake District, just a stone’s throw from the head of Bassenthwaite Lake, for over 200 years. And today’s Pheasant would look very familiar to a traveller from the reign of George III – a long, rambling L-shaped building…

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Lemon and Lime Battenberg Cake

08 April 2014 . Recipes . No Comments

As promised, here is the recipe I used to make the oh-so-yummy lemon and lime Battenberg cake as seen on Twitter and Facebook! It’s a slight twist on the original which I know is a firm favourite of many of you. This recipe is gluten free and the cake I made was actually dairy free…

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