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“Wartime Child Displacement Seminar” – Thursday 8th September 2016

“Wartime Child Displacement Seminar” – Thursday 8th September 2016 The University of the West of England will host an all-day seminar “Wartime Child Displacement Seminar – Comparing Historical and Contemporary Cases”, convened by Dr Mike Richards, Dr Elizabeth White, and our own Dr Tillie Curran.  The Anglo-Polish Society is very proud to be a significant contributor to this event, and we encourage you to attend.  This seminar will be held from 9:30 to 16:30 on Thursday, 8th September, at UWE Frenchay campus.  A buffet lunch and refreshments are included in the admission.  More information, including how to register to attend, … Read more   


Courgette & Hazelnut Cake

The original recipe was for Courgette & Hazelnut Cake, from one of the physicists in the Bristol Radiotherapy Department, but it works equally well with desiccated coconut, or ground pecans/walnuts/ pistachios instead of hazelnuts. Ingredients: 100g chopped/ ground hazelnuts (if doing your own grinding, make sure to use blanched hazelnuts so no skins) 225g caster sugar 3 medium eggs 210ml sunflower oil 30ml walnut oil 225g courgettes (topped, tailed but not peeled) 280g s/r flour 1/4 tsp salt 1tsp ground cinnamon Method Whisk sugar, eggs, oils in mixer till thick and pale. Grate courgette, and squeeze in a tea towel/ … Read more   


Toad in the Hole

I chose this recipe because my family love it. I used to cook this for myself, my husband and our 6 children. The quantity can be halved for less people, or multiplied for more. 2 or 3 sausages (or more) per person Lard or oil for cooking Recipe for the Yorkshire Pudding 220 grams plain flour 1/2 tsp of salt 2 eggs 500 mls milk Method Sift the flour and salt into a basin and make a well in the middle, crack the egg into the well and add a little of the milk. Beat well until smooth using a … Read more   


Fruit Cake with Ginger

When visiting Wiola and Tom Hola-Peryer, I was offered this unusual but delicious fruit cake. Thinking of you dear members, I asked and received the recipe. Enjoy, I did! Ingredients: 450g / 1lb mixed dried fruits and nuts, such as roughly chopped apricots, quartered glace cherries, roughly chopped nuts, sultanas and raisins 100g / 4oz soft butter 1x5ml spoon / 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 175g / 6oz light muscovado sugar 225ml / 8fl oz water 2 large eggs, beaten 300g / 10oz self-raising wholemeal flour 2x5ml spoon / 2 teaspoon ground ginger 100-175g / 4-6oz stem ginger, drained of … Read more   


Rosemary’s Lancashire Cheese and Apple Cake

This recipe makes 12 slices. Ingredients: 15g butter 200g self-raising flour 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder 75g golden caster sugar 725g dessert apples (cored, peeled and sliced) 125g stoned raisins 1 teaspoon nutmeg 2 eggs (beaten) 110ml sunflower oil 150g Lancashire cheese Preparation: Generously butter a loose-based 23cm (9inch) cake tin. Preheat oven to 170oC / 325oF / Gas 3.. Sift together flour and baking powder. Add sugar, apples, raisins and nutmeg. Beat eggs into the oil and stir into the mix. Spoon half of the mixture into the tin. Add cheese. Top with the remaining apple mixture. Bake for … Read more