Sorry I've been incommunicado for a while! The blog definitely fell by the wayside while I was on prac, but now that I'm happily out the other side, I can start getting creative again. 😉 For Mother's Day this year, my mum requested banana pancakes - I've never made them before, but recipes abound online so … Continue reading Make you banana pancakes, pretend like it’s the weekend now
Muffins are the bomb. Here are my reasons for believing this: They have built-in portion control, and you can make them in different sizes to fully take advantage of this. They are versatile - they can be sweet or savoury, and generally turn out well regardless of ingredients (although maybe I'm lucky). They are easy … Continue reading For the love of muffins
In a burst of inspiration fuelled by procrastination, I decided to get out the bread maker. Our bread maker is a bit of a relic – it was passed down to us when I was a kid, from my aunt who never used it. I remember loving it at the time, but the last time … Continue reading Making wholegrain fruit bread from scratch: What could possibly go wrong?!
I was once given the award of “Best Brownie Baker” in my orchestra because I would often bake brownies and bring them in. They say the way to a man’s (or band’s, in this case) heart is through their stomach(s), right? Around this time I liked to experiment with different brownie recipes; one of these … Continue reading Battle of the Brownies
Every Mother's and Father's Day for as long as I can remember, my family has had pancakes. At some point during my childhood, making these pancakes gradually went from being a job for Mum to a job for me, and for over a decade I have been in charge. This Father's Day I thought I … Continue reading Father’s Day Pancakes