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Soda Bread

I first published this recipe on the blog 3 years ago, but in the time of the Coronavirus, I wanted to refresh it and update it as it is the perfect bread recipe to make at home as it is very few ingredients, really quick, and requires no kneading or proving and can be made in around 45 minutes. If you’re stuck home during the lockdown and need bread or…

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Crumpets

Crumpets! They’ve got a funny name, but they certainly don’t taste funny. For the uninitiated they’re a British staple, and for a very good reason – they’re delicious and are absolute incredible with all manner of toppings. Butter, cheese, marmite… or all of the above! There’s not much to compare them to – they’re similar to an English Muffin in that they’re cooked in a pan rather than baked in…

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Stollen

A Stollen has been a staple for me at Christmas time for as long as I can remember now (which isn’t that far, to be fair, I’m getting old…) as it’s a recipe that my Mum makes every year. So I thought I should pick up the mantle this and share my own recipe for a lovely Christmas Stollen with you! In case you aren’t familiar with Stollen, it’s a…

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Panettone

There are many foods that make it feel like Christmas – Turkey, Brussel Sprouts, Fruit Cake, Mince Pies… but one that always signifies Christmas has arrived, for me, is the Italian sweet bread called Panettone. It’s very similar to the French classic, Brioche, in that it’s enriched with butter, eggs and sugar but it’s can also be found packed with fruit, nuts, or both. It takes a bit of time…

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Video Game Grub: Sweetrolls from Skyrim

I know why you’re here. Let me guess? Someone stole your sweetroll? Well, if that’s the case, then worry no more about the sweetroll thief, because with this recipe you’ll be able to create your own version of the iconic baked goods from the massive 2011 hit, “Skyrim”. If you’ve been living under the proverbial video game rock for the last 8 years then Skyrim is an open-world RPG where…

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