Category Archives: Enriched Breads

History of Hot Cross + Lemon and Chocolate Recipe

Six Things you probably didn’t know about Hot Cross Buns: Traditionally eater on Good Friday, hot cross buns are brimming with Cristian symbolism: you have bread representing the body of Christ, spices as per those that Jesus was wrapped in

History of Hot Cross + Lemon and Chocolate Recipe

Six Things you probably didn’t know about Hot Cross Buns: Traditionally eater on Good Friday, hot cross buns are brimming with Cristian symbolism: you have bread representing the body of Christ, spices as per those that Jesus was wrapped in

Recipe: Lemon and Cinnamon Brioche French Toast with Butterscotch Sauce

This recipe is extremely addictive; soft, buttery brioche, citrusy lemon, warming cinnamon, creamy ice cream and sticky, sweet butterscotch sauce. The whole ensemble may not be strictly french, but why not embrace fusion. To turn this into a slightly more

Recipe: Lemon and Cinnamon Brioche French Toast with Butterscotch Sauce

This recipe is extremely addictive; soft, buttery brioche, citrusy lemon, warming cinnamon, creamy ice cream and sticky, sweet butterscotch sauce. The whole ensemble may not be strictly french, but why not embrace fusion. To turn this into a slightly more

Cafe Review: Rollers Cafe, Manchester

I have walked past Rollers Cafe hundreds (possibly thousands) of times without even giving them a first glance, let alone a second. They are opportunely located at the entrance to the Arndale shopping centre in the heart of Manchester and

Cafe Review: Rollers Cafe, Manchester

I have walked past Rollers Cafe hundreds (possibly thousands) of times without even giving them a first glance, let alone a second. They are opportunely located at the entrance to the Arndale shopping centre in the heart of Manchester and

Blackberry Jam Doughnuts

Swap out the usual raspberry jam for a deep and fruits blackberry version. I challenge you to polish this off without licking your lips! Ingredients: for the blackberry jam: 1 1/4kg fresh blackberries zest and juice of 3 lemons 1

Blackberry Jam Doughnuts

Swap out the usual raspberry jam for a deep and fruits blackberry version. I challenge you to polish this off without licking your lips! Ingredients: for the blackberry jam: 1 1/4kg fresh blackberries zest and juice of 3 lemons 1

Review: Afternoon Tea at Whatley Manor, Malmesbury

Whatley Manor is a beautifully restored 18th century manor house, nestled in the breathtaking countryside of Wiltshire. Originally the home of Admiral Reginald Neeld and his family, it is now a hotel, spa and restaurant where visitors can unwind and

Review: Afternoon Tea at Whatley Manor, Malmesbury

Whatley Manor is a beautifully restored 18th century manor house, nestled in the breathtaking countryside of Wiltshire. Originally the home of Admiral Reginald Neeld and his family, it is now a hotel, spa and restaurant where visitors can unwind and

The Art of Scones

Scones are a quick bread or cake and are the foundation of the British ‘cream tea’. They were originally made with unleavened oats and baked on a griddle, but have evolved to be made with wheat flour and a rising

The Art of Scones

Scones are a quick bread or cake and are the foundation of the British ‘cream tea’. They were originally made with unleavened oats and baked on a griddle, but have evolved to be made with wheat flour and a rising

Recipe: Goji Berry, Raisin and Golden Sultana Scones

Making scones summons images of a peaceful afternoon sipping tea from dainty china teacups and nibbling on tiny cucumber sandwiches. No high tea is complete without scones, topped with lashings of clotted cream and a dollop of jam. This afternoon

Recipe: Goji Berry, Raisin and Golden Sultana Scones

Making scones summons images of a peaceful afternoon sipping tea from dainty china teacups and nibbling on tiny cucumber sandwiches. No high tea is complete without scones, topped with lashings of clotted cream and a dollop of jam. This afternoon