Hot Cross Buns

Gently spiced hot cross buns with chai, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla, these buns are fluffy, light and lovely for breakfast or snacks all week. I haven’t always been a fan of hot cross buns, and I don’t think I have bought one in many many years so I kind of forget what they ought to…

Chocolate Chip Hot Cross Buns

Easter is fast approaching, although I’m not hosting the family Easter dinner this year, I am still in the mood for some of its festive delights to snack on at home. What better than Hot Cross Buns? I’ve made these many times before, sometimes they have worked and sometimes they have been like little rocks…

Cheesy buns

This week I had a few highs and lows in the kitchen. I have been busy making breads and cakes and a soup or two. The breads all worked out triumphantly but the soup however was a fail. I was watching Jamie Oliver’s 15 minute meals which is a show I usually really like and…

Bread, glorious bread…

Over the weekend, I just had to put one of my new books to the test. My sister bought me a new bread book as I only had the one, and I’m sure she is bored of me talking on about the same old recipes. Her gift was the best ever! ‘My Bread’ by Jim…

Quick and easy pizza!

Last night instead of spending ages preparing a new post, I wanted to make a really nice dinner and be able to sit down with D and have a relaxing night playing scrabble and sitting in front of the fire. Our scrabble abilities are pretty shocking. It is almost as bad as me playing ┬átennis,…