Hot Cross Buns

Continuing my Easter Baking I just had to make Hot Cross Buns, the Easter holiday is not complete without them!  I decided this time to use a Paul Hollywood recipe, having made a bread recipe of his a while back and it turned out really well, so I was confident these too would be pretty …

Simnel Cherry Tart

While looking for some Easter themed baking inspiration I came across a recipe on the BBC Good Food website for a Simnel Cherry Tart.  Simnel Cake is a traditional Easter cake; a light fruit cake topped with toasted marzipan, it’s something that I have never made, basically because its a big cake for two people! …

Draught Excluder

The weather seems all over the place at the minute but with the icy blasts we have been having there has been wind howling through every leaking crevice of our flat, but I guess these are things we have to put up with to live in an old building!  I decided to tackle this draughty situation …