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Granny Corbett’s Queen of Puddings

This month, I’m handing over to home-cook, Clare Shirtcliff, who shared with me her Granny Corbett’s hand-written recipe book, written in the 1920’s in Lancashire. Find also her delicious zesty, jammy, meringuey Queen of Puddings recipe here

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Mary’s Welsh cheese bread pudding

This costs about two quid to make, says Mary over the noise of her food processor, pulverising day old bread into crumbs. My husband and I spend no more than £30 on our weekly shop. Maybe it’s the mathematician in me but I am a great weigher of things, I don’t waste a thing.