Bakewell Cake

So this month’s Sweet and Simple Bakes‘ recipe was a Cherry Bakewell Cake. Maria and Rosie really do their homework and give us the most tried and tested easy bake recipes. And every single time, the recipe is a winner. This time, though, it just didn’t work for me and I have no idea why!…

Double Beans

Double Beans are a form of lima beans, broad beans or butter beans. They are usually white and slightly pink and need to be soaked before cooking. They almost triple in size after soaking. Just see the beautiful color of these beans – and they’re absolutely delicious. I’ve searched and really have no idea if…

Buns

I’m always trying to take part in the Bread Baking Day organized by Zorra. This month it’s hosted by Notitie van Lien, one of the most beautiful photographers in the blogosphere. This month the theme is Potato Breads. I’ve been wanting to make savory stuffed buns for a long time, and I took this opportunity…

Egg Salad

Sometimes, you get referred to new blogs. And sometimes, you come across them by pure chance. But a sure-fire way to find great blogs is to sign up for the Taste & Create event hosted by Nicole over at For The Love Of Food. I was paired with Kaytie and Drew of Tiny Biscuits. Their…

Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Bread

I have a friend who had a birthday recently. She said all she wanted for a gift was a bread a month. Sort of like the Fruit A Month (anyone see that Everybody Loves Ray episode?) Club except of course that this is … bread! This month she requested a sweet, nutty bread. I’m not…

Banana Chocolate Bread

I’ve been terribly out of touch with my blogs for a few months. What can I say? December is always so busy that sometimes I need a couple months of hibernation just to recover. In my hibernation, I forgot to add my contribution to the Sweet and Simple Bakes February bake. I did make the…