Lamb is a traditional meat to serve at Easter for many families. An interesting piece of trivia is that lamb was served in 1st Class on the fateful voyage of Titanic. … [Read more...] about Roast Lamb with Mint Sauce
While I could eat pancakes every day of the year, they hold a special place on the calendar. Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Tuesday is a Christian celebration just before Lent which takes place on a different day each year leading up to Easter. Shrove is the past tense of shrive, … [Read more...] about Why do we have Pancakes on Shrove Tuesday?
Use left over potatoes to make potato farls. It is a quick and easy breakfast dish, with comforting carbs to help your system deal with the morning after. … [Read more...] about Potato Farls
Hot cross buns are traditionally served hot or toasted on Good Friday, the cross standing as a symbol of the Crucifixion. My Granny’s Sweet Bun recipe can easily be transformed into hot cross buns by adding cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg, currants, and candied peel when you … [Read more...] about My Granny’s Amazing Hot Cross Bun Recipe
My childhood memories are filled with the smell of sweet buns baking in my Granny's kitchen, or even better in our own, when she came to visit, or when Mom got the urge to bake. I inherited her recipe which makes a delightful light and airy dough, a nice base to add tons of … [Read more...] about My Granny’s Sweet Bun Recipe