Bakes

Lemon Tart

Lemon Tart

A traditional French-style lemon tart with lush and creamy lemon curd filling, one of those classics you have to bake at least once in your life. Of all the food triggers that can pop up in our lives there are a few that have done […]

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

  When I think about Easter, there are a number of foods that immediately come to mind, but I think the humble hot cross bun is one of the ultimate Easter bakes. It is rich and buttery, and filled with the goodness of dried fruits […]

Date & Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

Date & Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

These cookies are so amazingly simple to make and absolutely delicious. They are sweetened with luscious dates, raisins and light brown sugar, and have a chewy texture that will have you reaching for a third, then maybe a fourth cookie. 🙂  

Pretzels

Pretzels

Ingredients 7 g Active yeast 240 ml Water 1 tbsp White Sugar 1 3/4 cup Plain flour 1 cup Bread flour 1 tbsp Light brown sugar 1 tsp Salt 2 tbsp Butter (melted) 90 g Baking soda 8 cups Water 1 Egg yolk (lightly beaten) Sea […]

Christmas Stollen

Christmas Stollen

  Stollen (pronounced Sh-tohl-in) traces its history back to the 14th century, although the first Stollen were rather simple, its not as rich as they are today. This rich fruit bread is beautifully studded with nuts, raisins candied orange and lemon peel, and the traditional shape and […]

Physalis and Rosemary Focaccia

Physalis and Rosemary Focaccia

Physalis otherwise known as Cape Gooseberry, Golden Berry or Peruvian Ground Cherry, is a fruit native to the Americas and grows in warm temperate and subtropical areas of the world. This berry is prized for its nutritional properties, containing Vitamins A and C, Iron, Calcium, and have […]

Mini Cheddars/ Cheese Biscuits

Mini Cheddars/ Cheese Biscuits

Ingredients 190 g Cheddar cheese (grated) 50 g Unsalted Butter 100 g Plain flour 3/4 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Paprika Method Preheat oven to 180 degree C. Mix together all the ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Knead together lightly then roll out the dough […]

Blackberry Cobbler

Blackberry Cobbler

Ingredients 1/2 cup Melted butter, plus more for greasing pan 1 ÂŒ cups Sugar (plus 2 tbsps sugar) 1 cup Self-raising flour 1 cup Whole milk 2 cups Fresh Blackberries Whipped cream andor ice cream for serving Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C. […]

Semiya Payasam/ Vermicelli Kheer

Semiya Payasam/ Vermicelli Kheer

Ingredients 1/2 cup + 2tbsp Semiya/ Vermicelli 1/2 cup Sugar 2 Cashew Nuts 10-12 Raisins 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder Pinch of salt 1 tbsp Ghee 1 cup Milk 1 1/2 cup Water Method Heat a tablespoon of ghee in a pan and fry the raisins and cashew nuts […]

Apple & Cinnamon Madeleines

Apple & Cinnamon Madeleines

Ingredients 150 g Plain Flour 1 tsp Baking powder 1 tsp Cinnamon powder 75 g Caster sugar 50 g Light brown sugar 100 g Unsalted butter (softened) 2 Eggs (lightly beaten) 1/2 cup Apple pureed Method Preheat oven to 180ÂșC and brush the Madeleine moulds […]