Traditional English Hot Cross Buns

I think I can say that the recipe I made for my hot cross buns last weekend is officially pretty traditional.  You see it was sourced from my new and very coveted book of English Bread and Yeast Cookery by Elizabeth David, published in 1977.  Not really an old publication I know (well maybe not so new…

Easter Recipes to Get Your Tastebuds Watering

Sharing The Food We Love has some delicious Easter recipes that I thought I would share with you again as some of them are almost as old as this blog is. Do you get a mountain of chocolate and you’re not sure what to do with it?  Make yourself some of this delicious Easter Egg Brownie…

Easter Chocolate Hot Cross Buns…Take 1

This time last year I was planning to make hot cross buns for the first time ever… and for some reason that eludes me it just never quite happened.   I was dreaming of a spicy light textured bread, filled with plump sultana’s that filled the house with a wonderful aroma’s whilst they were baking….

Chocolate, Hazelnut and Banana Muffins

Yup…..once again I have mushy banana’s in need of saving on my kitchen counter.  One would think I am not very good at shopping to our needs….or maybe I have an ulterior plan in place…. So combined with leftover easter chocolate still tempting my household, I thought once again I would turn them into a…

Easter Egg Chocolate Brownies

Last year at easter the other half and I got given so much chocolate we were not really sure we’d be able to get through it.  So I had a rather ingenious idea that definitely suited our palates and our bellies.   Much to the horror of the chocolate molders, I melted down our little easter…

Our Good Friday Feast….

It’s Good Friday, and that means fish….. I’m not quite sure of the traditions to be honest, but I’m quite happy to follow this one given that I love fish and I have time to prepare this lovely treat.  The zucchini and corn fritters are something I”ve made previously.  The only thing I’ve done differently…