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Chocolate chip hot cross teacakes

In Breads, Cakes and Bakes, Easter, Other, Snacks On April 2, 2015 3 Comments

I really wanted to post something hugely traditional like a Simnel cake, some regular hot cross buns or even some kind of lamb dish. But I couldn’t. I… Read More »

rye spelt and poppy seed rolls

Rye, spelt & poppy seed freezer rolls

In Baking, Breads On February 24, 2015 0 Comments

I’ve not been well. Nothing quantifiable, just feeling tired all the time, run down; spent. So I made bread rolls. That’s what works for me. Regular over the… Read More »

spelt rye and white loaf of bread

Rye, spelt and white blend loaf

In Breads On July 21, 2014 2 Comments

We’re back from our summer hols. We went to Suffolk. Southwold to be precise. We always holiday in Suffolk; it’s my attempt at creating childhood memories the boys… Read More »

cheesy bread sticks

Cheesy bread sticks

In Breads, Snacks On May 22, 2014 2 Comments

A very easy alternative to their less healthy cousin, the cheese straw. These are bread based rather than pastry based. Perfect for picnics, little ones, and for dipping…. Read More »

flat breads


In Breads On May 22, 2014 0 Comments

This is a special request recipe for a dear friend who especially likes picnics in summer. One year ago: Simple chocolate ganache tart and Meringue roses and Flat… Read More »

watermarked cheese bread

Brazilian cheese bread

In Breads, Other, Pastry, Snacks On May 20, 2014 4 Comments

Are you a lazy bones or a take on too much kind of a person? I think I am both if that’s at all possible. I seem to… Read More »

coconut rolls

Subtle coconut rolls

In Breads, Cakes and Bakes On February 11, 2014 0 Comments

Like people, some bakes and plain and simple but reveal hidden depths. You know the type; the girl at school who sat quiet as a mouse but turned… Read More »

watermarked choc orange tea cakes

Chocolate orange tea buns

In Breads On February 3, 2014 0 Comments

I’ve just come back from Paris where I spent a weekend knee deep in cream, pastry, animal fat and fizzy water. I imagined a parallel life where I… Read More »

sesame bread sticks

Sesame bread sticks

In Breads, Snacks On January 14, 2014 4 Comments

In case I haven’t bored on enough about it, I’m pregnant. Yes, I am with child, up the duff, bun in the oven, whatever you wish to call… Read More »


Chocolate chip panettone

In Breads, Cakes and Bakes, Christmas On December 1, 2013 2 Comments

I want to tell you this is easy to make; that you should have a go. But honesty prevents me from this lie. It’s a pain in the… Read More »