I'm still on my baking kick, I think it's helping. My friend, milking the fact that he's not very well, asked me to bake a chocolate cake. I decided to make some of these muffins instead but they seem to have gone down just as well. Ingredients: 200g/7oz plain flour 25g/1oz cocoa powder 1 tablespoon… Continue reading Moreish Muffins
"The best kind of rain, of course, is a cozy rain. This is the kind the anonymous medieval poet makes me remember, the rain that falls on a day when you’d just as soon stay in bed a little longer, write letters or read a good book by the fire, take early tea with hot… Continue reading Simple Scones
Easy Peasy Cookie Recipe
"Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal." ~ Sandra Lee If a bad day or week has left you feeling a little fragile it can be helpful to do something that's simple and distracting but still makes you feel as though you've… Continue reading Easy Peasy Cookie Recipe
I just found a packet of hot cross buns hidden at the back of a cupboard. They've been there since Easter. They still look exactly the same as they did when I bought them. Now, is this by design? Are hot cross buns baked in some special way to make them a kind of metaphor… Continue reading Holy Bread?
You’re All Invited to My Tea Party
Too many of the inhabitants of the blogosphere seem to be miserable this week, and I don't like it. So I'm hosting a tea party to try to cheer everyone up. If you want to join in, it's easy. All you need to do is bake a cake like the one above - here's the… Continue reading You’re All Invited to My Tea Party