On the menu – Christmas food

Sunday On the Sunday before Christmas I made lebkuchen from a recipe from Great British Bake Off’s Christmas book. I had remembered making lebkuchen last Christmas and absolutely loving them and I thought that I’d used this recipe, I only checked afterwards (🤦‍♀️) but the recipe I used last year was from a Lorraine Pascale…

On the menu – Can’t Go Wrong Chocolate Cake

Sunday I made Mary Berry’s Can’t Go Wrong Chocolate Cake from her book, Fast Cakes and boy did it not go wrong, it was really easy to make and absolutely delicious, light and fluffy, gorgeous icing (and normally my icing is so dodgy) and not too chocolate-y (K doesn’t like overly chocolate-y cakes, S only…

On the menu – Easter food

Saturday I made hot cross buns, using this recipe from Mary Berry. I’ve made hot cross buns before, with dubious success but these were lovely, so my new go to hot cross bun recipe. Sunday We went to Kew Gardens for Easter Sunday and had a picnic lunch. This was the ‘sandwich’, a picnic loaf…