Christmas, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Sweets

Gingerbread Marshmallows

Prep Time : 30 Minutes | Cook Time : 0 Minutes | Total Time : 3-4 hours | Difficulty : Candy Hello my lovelies! Well it wouldn’t be festive around here without some marshmallows. And these are the absolute embodiment of Christmas spirit distilled into a mallow! Fluffy clouds of white on white. Subtle flecks of spices. The aroma and…

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Christmas, Pies & Tarts, Preserves

Cranberry, Orange + Cinnamon Tarts

Prep Time : 45 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 2 hours | Difficulty : Moderate Hello my lovelies! We’re taking a step back towards Christmas today. Now I don’t know if you’ve heard but there are people out there who don’t like fruit mince pies. I know I know. Who are these people? Because…

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Life

LIFE: What a Year

Hello my lovelies! Happy New Year. I hope you are filled with dreams and promise and ready to tackle a fresh 365. If someone told me five years ago that I would be where I am now it would have seemed ridiculous. If someone had told me we would have a single year in which so much would happen in…

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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

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!

Life

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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Life

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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Christmas, Yeast Breads

Not your Grandmother’s Stollen

 Prep Time : 30 + 20 Minutes | Cook Time : 20 Minutes | Total Time : 4 hours | Difficulty : Fiddly Hello my lovelies! Bringing the Christmas action today. And putting my twist on it. Natch. We are taking the flavours of a german holiday favourite and making our own thing. Who doesn’t love a cut bun to…

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Life

LIFE: In the Wars

Hello my lovelies! Long time no chat. Just as I was getting over my germs I slipped and twisted my knee.I’m also fighting aphids. And my sourdough starter is having a sulk because of the weather. But guess what? 4 weeks to Christmas! So much seasonal joy to be had. There are Christmas recipes coming your way. I have started…

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