Chocolate Ginger Cake

By Mrs Norris [divide] Ingredients 170g/6oz Self Raising flour 170g/6oz butter or margarine 3 medium eggs   212g/7½oz caster sugar 3 pieces of stem ginger in syrup-chopped finely 1 level tsp ground ginger 1 heaped tablespoon cocoa blended with 2 tablespoons of hot water. Allow to cool.   Two 20cm/8in sponge tins lightly greased and lined…

Fishy Biscuit Pie

Fishy Biscuit Pie

by Mrs Gwen Palmer This is a variation on traditional fish pie and does not have a mashed potato topping. It is easy to make, and the choice of ingredients means it can be produced as an inexpensive dish or as a luxury dinner party starter. The shaped pastry biscuits are an attractive feature to…

Love is in the Air

Saint Valentine’s spirit was alive and well at Gillingham Grange in Gillingham, Dorset as residents and staff shared a week of activities to celebrate love and community cheer. Community musician Paula Fleming was welcomed to the home. She performed a medley of songs and had everyone tapping their feet. A rendition of an Irish jig…