You can find a Christmas Scones recipe on the WKB website already, but, same as with boy bands, there’s always room for more. While the first one has more butter, sugar, egg and spices in its ingredients list, this version is lighter with just a hint of cardamom in the scone itself, but with the added bones of a crusty cinnamon sugar top to give it the right balance. [Read More...]
This wholesome recipe is my adaptation of a recipe that was handed to me after a visit to a welcoming guest house on Vancouver Island, many years ago. I have made it ever since, for myself and others. I would describe it as toasted muesli but other people would call it granola because it also has some added sweetness. So maybe you could call it a healthy kind of granola or a sweetened muesli or cruesli or granuesli or… [Read More...]
It’s these kind of recipes that send out the right kind of whiffs to get me in a cheery autumn mood. All I need then to make me completely happy is a look out of the window onto the trees with burning leaves against a clear autumn sky. Recipe for the Autumn Muffins makes 12 […] [Read More...]
This is a our own version of a recipe Ed’s grandmother got when she got her first gas oven in the 1950’s. The recipe was published in a booklet from the gas company. The cookies are very crisp with an intense buttery caramel taste. Perfect as a little treat with a cup of hot cocoa or earl grey tea.
You can conjure up all kinds of variations with this basic recipe… [Read More...]
Don’t forget to be generous with cream and jam!…And don’t forget to feed the birds (not with scones)! It’s 5 days until Christmas and the world around me is white. It’s just a little veneer of white, but it looks beautiful all the same. It has been freezing these last days and together with the […] [Read More...]
These festive muffins are great to bake for a Christmas morning breakfast. I especially love the moistness and the surprise, because every bite gives you a different combination of tastes and textures. I ‘invented’ these muffins because I wanted to use my home made candied orange peel and sweet marzipan. Together with the red cranberries and not forgetting… [Read More...]