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Barmbrack

Halloween traditions, we’ve all got some, even if it’s just to turn all of the light off & pretend to not be home for the night (I’m looking at you mam)! I love learning all of the different quirks & traditions that each of us have for the various celebrations throughout the year. I think …

Bara Brith

Saint David’s Day (or Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant) is just around the corner & other than rugby season, this is when our true Welsh patriotism is near enough unavoidable as we don our daffodils & leeks, singing songs of the green hills of our homeland. The other 364 days of the year we may moan …

Earl Grey Biscotti

Culture Collaboration Sometimes all you need in life is a little pause, a break or respite from the everyday. Being British this usually means taking time to enjoy a cup of tea & a biscuit (or three). Tea & biscuits can help all sorts…  it’s a little bit naughty & indulgent,  it’s a moment of …

Chamomile & Honey Cake

Layers Of Celebration Awaiting the arrival of this mysterious summer season here in Wales, I’ve quite literally aged. I’m approaching my thirties now & the cake is beginning to catch up with me. Luckily, my years of wisdom have provided me with confidence in myself & my decisions (in other words, I think **** it a …

Matcha Cake

Curiously Pastel Normally, when your bakes develop a green hue then it’s probably best destined for the bin as it is certainly no longer safe for consumption (believe it or not but this has happened once or twice in this house). Recently however, we have seen a trend in pretty pastel coloured foods popping up on our news feeds …

Earl Grey Scones

The Perfect Partnership It’s that time of year again where television becomes all that more appealing to me, of course it’s the return of The Great British Bake Off. Every year I get instructed by friends & colleagues to apply but alas, another year has passed & my pastry skills still aren’t up to scratch. …