Vanilla Easter Biscuits with Royal Icing

    The eggs only. They look eggs-tra specially eggs-cellent.   We didn’t put all our eggs in one basket: we added a chicken and bunnies as well. A pretty blue bowl of pretty biscuits :   “Time consuming but absorbing, and fun to make” – this how Mum described the making, baking, and icing […]

Cadbury Creme Eggs

    A workmate (TB) waived a magazine article under my nose. Of course it was about food, but not only was it about food, but it was specifically about chocolate, so it got my full attention. The article appeared in Wired magazine (April 2014 issue) and it featured the process of making a Cadbury […]

Easter Hot Cross Buns

  Hot Cross Buns. This mixture is minus sultanas and currants (Mum left these out especially for me!!) Mum embellished the buns by piping the left over flour paste mix from the crosses, creating an Easter message and a cute chicken and an egg. I was very impressed by Mum’s inventiveness.   A close up […]

April Fool’s Day and Walnut Whip Whoopie Pies

  This follows on from the previous blog post which contains the recipe for Walnut Whip Whoopie Pies and recipes for the filling and icing.   Most of the whoopie pies that Mum and I made went to my workmates. They have Mum to thank for this kindness. If it was up to me, I […]

Baby Shower Morning Tea

  Maternity leave was beckoning a member of the team I work with, so my team-mates hosted a Baby Shower morning tea. We all contributed towards this happy event to see my team-mate onto the next stage of her journey, a baby girl. The team I work in is the team that is known for our legendary parties, (we do […]