Month: April 2019

  • Homemade custard

    Homemade custard

    Finally, Easter weekend has come and gone, and with it so has Lent, hooray! Back I joyously skip into the arms of temptation and bury my face in the next cream tea or jar of jam I see. Although, I have to confess, my absconding from sugar took a dramatic nose dive these final few […]

  • Gluten-free peanut butter cookies

    Gluten-free peanut butter cookies

    The cookie is an unusual specimen here in the UK. You see, we already had the biscuit. They have their similarities – the crunch and chew as you bite into it, the crumbs spraying down your front, the urge to dunk an edge in your cup of tea – but when you compare the digestive, […]

  • Chocolate orange hot cross buns

    Chocolate orange hot cross buns

    Two years ago I baked hot cross buns. I was immersed in the depths of good old Lent and, thanks to my trusty loophole, I was rubbing my hands together in glee – finally, my Easter weakness was within reach and none of that old, miserly Mr Lent and his habit of distributing guilt attached. […]