Bakes

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 ¼ 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 180ºC and brush the Madeleine moulds […]

Sponge Cake

Sponge Cake

Ingredients 1 1/4 cup Plain Flour 1 cup Sugar 1 tbsp Baking powder 4 Eggs 3/4 cup Vegetable oil 1/4 cup Milk 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla essence Method Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C / gas mark 4. Grease and line an 8 inch […]

Dutch Apple Cake

Dutch Apple Cake

Ingredients 5 Apples Juice of 1 Lemon Grated zest of 1 Lemon 1 tbsp Cinnamon powder 1 tsp Mixed spice powder 1/2 tsp Ground ginger 1 3/4 Plain flour 1 cup Sugar 150 g Unsalted butter (softened) 2 Eggs 2 tsp Vanilla Essence 3 tbsp […]

Almond Circles

Almond Circles

Ingredients 350 g Plain flour 150 g Ground almond 200 g White sugar (granulated) 250 g Unsalted Butter (softened) 2 Egg yolks 1 tbsp Rum 2-3 tbsp Milk 150 g Chocolate (good quality) Method Line 2 baking trays with parchment paper. Preheat oven to 180 C. […]

Peanut Bites

Peanut Bites

  Ingredients 125 g Plain Flour 1 tsp Baking powder 75 g Brown sugar 1/2 tsp Mixed spice 1 tsp Grated orange zest 70 g Unsalted butter (softened) 60 g Crunchy peanut butter 1 Egg Method Line 2 baking trays with parchment paper. Preheat the […]