Life

A Break To Your Scheduled Programming

Hello my lovelies! I’m taking a little holiday. Don’t panic. It’s only 10 days. I meant to kick off my break on the weekend. But yesterday my brain was melting like so much badly tempered chocolate. So I decided to call it a day. There is cinnamon chocolate chip bread on the horizon. And a lemon cake involving almonds. But…

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Scones

Sundried Tomato, Feta + Pinenut Scones

Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 30 Minutes | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! I tried to make you a cake. But it’s not 100% yet. It will be here later in the week or next week. I promise. In the meantime let’s have a salty satisfying snack. Rocking two…

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Life

Life: Tea + Tulips

Hello my lovelies! I hope you’re all taking the changing seasons in your stride. We go onto daylight savings time this coming Sunday. It always catches me out. This week I enjoyed a walk among the tulips. I made cookie dough that I can’t bake up for eight days. I ordered some new glasses . And I’m heading out to…

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Yeast Breads

Overnight Sesame Bagels

Prep Time : 10 + 15 + 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 5 + 20 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : Bread Hello my lovelies! Who doesn’t love a good chewy bagel? Today we’re making perfect homemade bagels from simple ingredients. Adorned with seeds. Ready for your favourite toppings. This is a bit more complex…

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Muffins

Peach, Mango + Passionfruit Muffins

 Prep Time : 10 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 40 Minutes | Difficulty : Easy Hello my lovelies! Sometimes a muffin is the perfect thing. Not so sweet. Packed with flavour. Ready in a jiffy. A quick recipe to start the week. There’s something a bit more involved coming in a few days. There…

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Life

Life: Work + Play

Hello my lovelies! It’s been a busy few weeks. I taught my first class on Saturday. I’ve been rolling out fab new things at GBB. I’ve been working on new recipes and flavours. I found time to see IT. And I need a holiday!

Cakes, Cupcakes

Buckwheat + Honey Madeleines

 Prep Time : 15 Minutes | Cook Time : 6 Minutes | Total Time : 1 hour | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! I love to experiment with different flours. One of my all-time favourite books is Alice Medrich’s Flavour Flours. I made the buckwheat genoise sponge from that book and it was utterly delicious. It set my little…

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Preserves

Homemade Cultured Butter

 Prep Time : 5 + 60 Minutes | Cook Time : 0 Minutes | Total Time : Overnight | Difficulty : A bit messy Hello my lovelies! I’m a fan of butter. Especially on toast. There’s nothing like it. And I can’t go past a good DIY. Cultured butter tastes more buttery. If you can believe it. Which you should.…

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Life

Life: Bread + Honey

Hello my lovelies! I sat in on a bread class that I will be helping to teach. I’m thinking about balance. I have started working on Christmas recipes. And I found an amazing honey bargain. And the sun is trying to come out today! Go sun go! This cold snap has stalled all the seeds I planted thinking spring was…

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