Meryl is a writer and presenter, sharing her passion for traditional baking. She has a keen interest in food history from the Georgian period onwards and writes regularly on her blog and elsewhere. Meryl was born in the Dearne Valley and spent most of her working life in leadership roles in education and local government, raising young people’s achievements and aspirations. She is an enthusiastic volunteer, including Inspiring the Future and Young Enterprise.
Meryl's recipe for her delicious tutti frutti rhubarb crumble, in time for Wakefield's Rhubarb Festival 25–27 February. Delicious!Read more
Meryl White shares a Runeberg cake recipe alongside some history behind why they are popular throughout February.Read more
Meryl White shares with us her clementine and ginger topsy turvy cake, a perfect recipe for winter months and using...Read more
Meryl White shares a Pastel de Santiago recipe in celebration of COP26 walkers who are travelling 500 miles across the...Read more
On International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, we remember lessons from WWII; try out Meryl's tasty vinegar...Read more
Bank holidays go hand in hand with a delicious summer treat. Meryl gives us a sumptuous apricot almond flan recipe...Read more