Lastly, the sad news as mentioned in the title is that the cake stall that we held at my place of work every year is no longer going to take place. I can get a cake stand for £52 and the plates for £35 each. Add sardines to the toast and mash a bit on the top. So, no more huge baking sessions to supply the cakes. It will be a long time before I ever see another one like it I expect. Transfer carefully to a small saucepan so that they don't break up into pieces and heat gently. Pilchards were edible. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Add the tomatoes, vinegar and … We had it that day. Serves 2. While the sardines are warming through toast the bread. I say it's time to revive pilchard eating. We usually keep in stock those very small tins of Glenryck pilchards in tomato sauce and at around 50p a tin they are just the right size for lunch for two. 4 slices of bread, cut about 1cm thick. Sorry about your cake stand! Gaynor, I can't wait to use it! I'm not really knocking pilchards, though I would knock tinned snoek which arrived just after the war. I could hear the broken bits rattling from the next room as he picked it up from the doorstep! Fortunately the sender had been very thorough with wrapping. 156, Beetroot and Celeriac Soup with Horseradish, PILCHARDS ON TOAST, NEW CAKE STANDS AND SOME SAD NEWS, baked eggs with smoked haddock and spinach, banana and coconut cake with Malibu drizzle, black pudding, mushroom, goat's cheese and wild garlic quiche, blackberry and chocolate upside down cake, blueberry and white chocolate mini muffins, caramelised shallot and goats cheese tarts, chicken, leek, mushroom and wild garlic pie, gluten free coffee, almond and blackcurrant cake, guilt free, gluten free, black forest cake, raspberry and pink fizz drizzle Bundt cake, redcurrant, rose and raspberry bundt cake, rhubarb, ginger and white chocolate crumble, roasted courgette and three cheese quiche, smoked salmon and halloumi stuffed courgettes. Now for the cakes stands. That one was made using white cooking fat, originally lard, and was delicious but I can understand why your Canadian readers took umbrage over the liquid paraffin incident, it sounds awful!You can see the war cake recipe here and it has an unexpected royal connection:http://bakinginfranglais.blogspot.com/2013/11/war-cake.html. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Over the last few years we've been doing a dog walk that begins at a small car park on the edge of town. Angela, you could see immediately that the parcel was dented and the wrapping torn but unfortunately it was Nick that dashed to the door as it was delivered. Having read this, I think I should buy a can and try them out again. A pilchard is a sardine that is more than six inches long. *A sardine is a small pilchard. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Put the flesh into a small bowl and mash with a fork. I understand that the staff are paid per delivery, so the more they can get rid of, the better - hence the drop-it-and-run technique. Crushed avocado on toast is a fine thing that I've been eating for many years but I've no idea why it's considered a new and, recently, a trendy thing. PILCHARDS ON TOAST: SOMETIMES THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE BRING THE MOST PLEASURE. Pesto Mozzarella Marinated In Olive Oil With Pine Nuts And Basil, pear, cinnamon & syrup steamed sponge pudding, Gnocchetti sardi et boulettes de viande à la tomate, Wartime Christmas Cake – Ministry of Food – Recipe No. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts.