Hello and sorry for the absence!

Hurrah, I have found my way back into Swan Hill House’s blog page! There are a number of recipes backing up and I will also use this space more to let you know what is going on in the beautiful part of East Devon.  Thank you for your patience and the next blog...
Raspberry Bakewell Cake

Raspberry Bakewell Cake

Our raspberry canes are sprouting leaves and we are hopeful of another bumper crop of fruit this Summer and Autumn.  Which is just-as-well as the frozen berries of last year’s harvest are running out quickly – being used as a great companion to rhubarb in...
Making the most of English Raspberries

Making the most of English Raspberries

Raspberry, Lemon & Yogurt Tea loaf Because raspberry and lemon is such a fantastic flavour combination this tea loaf if a real success with our guests – and us.  Shamelessly nabbed from ‘Yeo Valley Family Farm, The Great Britisih Farmhouse...
Lovely Cake

Lovely Cake

The cake baked for guests the week is a recipe out of the winner of BBC2’s The Great British Bake Off John Whaite’s Book.  It uses a lot of white chocolate which is so beautifully complimented by the raspberries. White Chocolate & Raspberry Melting...
Granola

Granola

Our breakfast granola is very popular and it’s not unusual to have to bake a batch each day to keep up with demand.  After trying various recipes we have stuck with this one. The Wolseley Granola 30g Demerara sugar 20g (about 1 tablespoon) honey 10g (about 2...
Cheese and Herb Cornbread

Cheese and Herb Cornbread

This loaf, just from the oven, smells amazing.  Full of chives and dill and a very strong Quickes cheese.  We serve with creamy scrambled eggs and the optional extra of Tregida Smokehouse’s smoked salmon or Devon Rose’s unsmoked bacon (thick sliced of...