Cranberry and Orange Bircher Muesli

    Swiss physician, and pioneer nutritionist, Maximilian Bircher-Benner (1867-1939) created Bircher Muesli as part of a healthy eating plan that was an essential part of his therapy for his patients at his sanatorium in Zurich. Bircher-Benner introduced his Bircher Muesli in about 1900 and over the years different versions of this have appeared, but […]

French Toast made with Sourdough Bread

  French Toast – made with sourdough bread. This is topped with a selection of fruits, cinnamon sugar, maple syrup, and the item in the bottom left corner of the photo is custard. Try it, and you will see that custard is a crucial element on the plate with the sweet eggy bread, and cinnamon […]

Quick Raspberry Trifle

    Preparing a quick raspberry trifle on Christmas Day is a firm family Christmas tradition. This is so we can fulfill another more important task – the tradition of eating the trifle for Boxing Day breakfast! (we do serve the trifle with fresh fruit as well – blueberries, strawberries, and extra raspberries). Another tradition […]

Cinnamon Breakfast Loaf

    The recipe Mum and I used is from the book The Great British Bake Off: How to Turn Everyday Bakes into Showstoppers, published in 2012, to accompany the TV series. This bread recipe could be one of Paul Hollywood’s or Mary Berry’s recipes, but the book doesn’t make it clear who it is […]