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Cinnamon Buns

Sweet, pillowy soft bread & a buttery cinnamon filling… words cannot express just how much I love a good cinnamon bun! Let me loose inside any bakery or cafe & the one item that will forever catch my eye are the buns (I almost have bun radar)! Loved the world over, who doesn’t like a …

Wholemeal Hot Cross Buns

We all like big buns (no pun intended) but no more so than at Easter time. Whilst hot cross buns unashamedly make their appearance shortly after Christmas in most supermarkets, their origin lies entirely in the spring time when they are traditionally eaten on Good Friday to mark the end of Lent. This doesn’t stop …

Semlor

Pancakes, that’s what we associate with Shrove Tuesday here in the UK (affectionately referred to as ‘pancake day’). Pancakes are made from what would have been considered rich, fattening ingredients, eggs & milk, in an effort to use them up before the beginning of Lent. This Christian observation of fasting from both food & festivities …

Hot Cross Buns

Toasted Respite To say that the last month has been a little chaotic would be an understatement, it has been both distressing & wonderful simultaneously. Either way this has led me to crave home comforts (food included). There are many contributors to my maddening month… my career (or lack there of). I’ve been working extremely hard …

St Lucia Buns

A Little Goes A Long Way Saffron, the worlds most expensive spice. It’s aromatic, colourful & has a unique flavour that really can’t be compared to anything. Saffron is harvested by hand from the stigmas of the saffron crocus (or flower) & it takes a very large quantity of these flowers to produce just a small …

Chelsea Buns

Take me to any bakery, food market or cafe that sells baked goods & you could comfortably bet on me selecting the biggest, glistening bun on offer. My love of all things dough began at a very young age, I come from a household of bread lovers. Bread was always a staple, cheese on toast, …