Afternoon Tea with Scones

Afternoon Tea with Scones

Scones can be a divisive food. To start with, there is the pronunciation. I say scone (like gone), you say scone (like bone). Their composition is quite different, and depending on which side of the pond you’re from, what is familiar is “normal”....
Pancakes

Pancakes

Pancakes are a weekend treat in our house. The grandchildren (and indeed, some adult “children”, ahem, Lauren) prefer them with chocolate chips. The rest of us like them plain or with fruit added. This is the basic recipe. After many years of throwing...
Favourite Granola

Favourite Granola

A couple of years ago I became very conscious of the number of ways in which packaged food is enhanced to strike the bliss point of taste – that perfect intersection of fat, sugar & salt, that sets us up to crave ever saltier, sweeter and fattier foods,...
Peameal Bacon Hash

Peameal Bacon Hash

This flavourful combination of vegetables and peameal bacon is a family favourite for weekend or holiday breakfasts, particularly with freshly baked croissants. This year, daughter Lauren got up at some ungodly hour on Christmas morning to proof and bake both...