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Amazing Scones from homemade buttermilk

We are making homemade buttermilk scones today. Emily was looking forward to devouring these more than making them. We did 3 batches of scones which ended up making more than 30 scones! We did three batches to use all 1… Continue Reading →

The Essential Guide to the perfect Christmas Pudding!

We love a bit of Christmas pudding and what better way to spend “stir up” Sunday than making a Christmas pudding for your Christmas day? We Have always used a recipe adapted from an old Mrs Beaton’s recipe book. Below… Continue Reading →

Hands Down the Best Classic Christmas Cake Recipe

Making your own Christmas cake is great fun. Normally we stick loosely to the amazing Recipe from Mary Berry. However, we adapt ours slightly as we do not add nuts to the recipe. Furthermore, we cheat a little! 😉 We… Continue Reading →

Our Secrets for Success in Making an Amazing Gingerbread House

We have over the years tried many different Gingerbread recipes for our Gingerbread house. However, this is the one we have ended up with. This recipe originally came from my mother in law’s Good housekeeping recipe book however we have… Continue Reading →

When a Scottish Tablet Recipe Fails

Here is our favourite Scottish Tablet recipe and what we do when we get in wrong. It is almost two recipes in one! We have actually done this recipe a few times now and tend to have a 50/50 success… Continue Reading →

Yummy Children’s Truffles Recipe perfect for young Chefs 8+

From Tom’s Waitrose cooking class Dec 2011 This Recipe is for Children’s truffles and is from Thomas’ cooking lessons at Waitrose. Both of them loved these and we have since made them a few times. Children’s Truffles Since these are… Continue Reading →

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