Hot Cross Buns…Hot Cross Buns

One a penny, two a penny, Hot Cross Buns!! Good Friday is simply not Good Friday unless you have Hot Cross Buns. Traditionally reserved for this special day, these buns are now widely available all year round. I love how the year is punctuated with events, festivities and celebrations. It’s a shame manufacturers merge these into one and thus each event loses its uniqueness. Of … Continue reading Hot Cross Buns…Hot Cross Buns

Easter Biscuits

These biscuits are traditionally served at Easter and make a delightful change from chocolate. Although a little old fashioned in taste using mixed spice and currants, they never fail to delight children with spring inspired shapes representing new life. Being a secret cookie cutter collector myself, I was delighted to make use of my bunny and chick cutters. Kids love making these so roll, shape … Continue reading Easter Biscuits

Tortilla Chips – totally guilt free

Who doesn’t feel guilty eating snacks with drinks? No need to feel bad any longer, these homemade tortilla chips are baked not fried and only have the slightest touch of oil. Using Masa Harina flour, which is made from cooked corn kernels that are soaked in lime, they have that truly authentic taste too. Free from gluten they are universally suitable to share. Ingredients: 120g Masa … Continue reading Tortilla Chips – totally guilt free

Traditional Seer Green Cherry Pies

With Spring officially starting this week, the cherry trees near me are starting to blossom. If you are lucky enough to visit the Chilterns in the UK, you will see for yourself how beautiful the area is at this time of year. In fact, you can find out all about it in a new travel guide by Bradt books (link here)  I am delighted to … Continue reading Traditional Seer Green Cherry Pies