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Hot Cross Buns

Breads / Apr 20, 2014 / 0 Comments

Last year was one of our most memorable Easters. My mother decided to make her first batch of hot cross buns at some godly hour the night before. In the morning we all bit into what resembled hard bullets. They were so bad that even the Labradors wouldn’t go near them! Yesterday I purposely started […]

Gingerbread Cake

BreadsCakes / Dec 5, 2013 / 0 Comments

You know it’s close to Christmas when the kitchen smells of sugar and spice. For me, Christmas isn’t the same without a gingerbread cake. There is something about opening the oven door and letting the smells of sweet golden syrup and ginger waft through the house. I love the warmth this joyful delight brings to […]