March 19, 2014


Here is a flapjack recipe with flour in, of all things. And it’s in imperial, too! 8ozs butter 2 good tablespoons golden syrup Melt together in pan. Add 8ozs oats 8ozs self raising flour 6 ozs sugar Mix well. Press … Continue reading

December 4, 2013

Christmas Baking

A Canadian Christmas is directly tied to our geography. Come December we are the frozen north of our clichéd reputation.  The ultimate American holiday is Thanksgiving, but for us it Christmas.  We are keenly aware of Solstice and by mid-month … Continue reading

October 5, 2013

Berkshire Bara Brith

Ingredients 450g/1lb strong white flour 7g salt 10g dried yeast 75g/2½oz butter, softened 50g/1¾oz brown sugar 2 tsp mixed spice 350g/12oz mixed dried fruit such as dates, apricots, blueberries, sultanas 1 free-range egg 1 chai teabag 100ml milk oil Method … Continue reading