Week 11: Earl Grey Hotcross Buns

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Makes 14 Hot Cross Buns “Hot cross buns, hot cross buns, one a penny, two a penny. Hot cross buns” This was the calling of the Hot Cross Bun man on Good Friday. What a great sound that would have been. Today we can buy Hot Cross Buns all year round, but originally these were an Easter tea time treat. ... Read More

Week 10: Carrot Cake with Orange and Muscovado Frosting

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When it comes to the realm of cakes we are truly spoilt for choice. Cakes have become such a big deal, we seem to be obsessed! Every café has to have an array of home baked delights. Sponges have to have at least 3 layers and you simply skimp out on a wild selection of cupcakes (yawn). For me it is all about the classics, the majestic Victoria sponge, the humble Fruit Cake and the totally delectable Carrot Cake.

Week 8: Cornish Pasty

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Its holiday time!!! In the pursuit of sunshine we decide that Cornwall would be our best bet to catch some rays and start on the summer tan…..maybe a little optimistic. However on arrival to the beautiful seaside town of St. Ives we were not disappointed; the sun was shining and the sea was sparkling blue.