Life

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas my lovelies! I hope you’re having a day filled with things and people that you love. I’ll be back next week with a round-up of my Christmas adventures and new recipes and stories for 2018. Remember that it’s ok to take some time out to stay sane today. Christmas can be stressful especially if you have big personalities in…

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Dairy Free, Drinks, Egg Free, Gluten Free

Fig + Ginger Horchata

 Prep Time : 5 + 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 0 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Since we’ve been talking about non-alcoholic drink options lately I have another one. A bit more work than the lemonade but so delicious and refreshing. One of my favourite people made horchata to bring…

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Christmas, Pies & Tarts

Fruit Mince Pie PvP {Pastry vs Pastry}

 Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Christmassy Hello my lovelies! Now that you’ve patiently waited after making you fruit mince it’s time to make some delicious treats. I’m assuming that you have more self control than I. I’m not saying that one of my jars was…

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LIFE: Skywater

Hello my lovelies! This week I had some of my favourite people over for Friendmas. I had a meltdown trying to make a fancy dessert for it while I was tired. I had to say goodbye to my sourdough starter. And it has rained. Twice!

Yeast Breads

Five Seed Wholemeal Sandwich Bread

 Prep Time : 20 + 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 40 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! It’s important to have a plan for your leftovers. Even if that plan is just to make sandwiches. This flavourful bread is packed with seeds and makes the best sandwiches! Make it on Boxing…

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Drinks

Lemon + Tarragon Soda

 Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 5 Minutes | Total Time : 30 Minutes | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! At this time of year a lot of toasts are made and a lot of drinks are provided. But what if you don’t drink alcohol? I don’t drink anymore apart from the odd mouthful on a…

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LIFE: Jolly AF

Hello my lovelies! Two weeks to go. The last week has been a blur of small jobs and preparations. All the Christmas odd-jobs. It’s been mega hot. Sleeping has been a challenge. I had a lovely end of year dinner with the GBB HQ crew. And we taught our last bread class for the year.

Christmas, Cookies

Glazed Lebkuchen Buttons

 Prep Time : 15 + 75 Minutes | Cook Time : 12 Minutes | Total Time : 2 Days | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! More traditional Christmas goodies with a twist. These mini gingerbread cookies couldn’t be easier to make. You just need to give yourself time to let the dough rest. At least 24 hours. Preferably 48.…

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Yeast Breads

Nan-E Babari

 Prep Time : 20 + 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 3 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! We need options. Snack options. Bread options. This flatbread has an amazing crust that uses a special trick. And it looks striking and fabulous. Perfect for the holidays. It’s delicious and provides the perfect…

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LIFE: Deck Dem Halls

Hello my lovelies! My Christmas tree is up. My menus are planned. My germs are gone. My knee is back in ship shape. My cakes are nearly ready to be iced. The next few weeks are going to be ace. For some reason I’ve decided to try and get back on track with my eating and exercise. At this time…

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