Cornish Saffron Cake

I’m not ashamed to admit that I have an in depth love affair with saffron.  I love the golden colour that it imparts into the food you add it to, I love the fragrant flavour and smell and I love all the memories, reaching back into my childhood, that are sparked when ever I smell…

Hot Cross Buns… Mark II

             I know Easter is over, but I really wanted to try out my new variation on the original recipe whilst the experience was fresh in my mind.   As the weather cools here, the idea of eating a fruit bread has a lot of appeal for breakfast anyway so I didn’t really need too many…

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….