Cupcakes from Primrose Bakery Celebrations.

I wanted to get started on my latest Cooking The Books Challenge so what better excuse was to bake for my school’s Summer Fair?  This month’s book is the third Primrose Bakery Book- “Primrose Bakery Celebrations” and I have had it for several months now and not tried any of the recipes out of it….

My Cooking The Books Challenge for July 2014.

Another month= another book in my monthly Cooking The Books Challenge.  Now it’s July I needed to think of another book that would have recipes I would enjoy baking yet my family would eat them! This month it’s going to be Lisa Thomas and Martha Swift’s third book from the Primrose Bakery, this time their…

Strawberry Yoghurt Bundt and Muffins.

Last Sunday afternoon I wanted to bake our usual pudding but was keen to try out my latest bundt pan to add to my collection.  Lakeland are selling two genuine Nordicware Bundt pans at the moment, the Jubilee Bundt pan and a 6 cup Traditional Bundt Pan.   I have bought both because not only do…

Let’s Bake (Cathryn Dresser)- Pitta Breads.

About a month ago I was really excited to buy the lovely Cathryn Dresser’s book “Let’s Bake”.  It is a fabulous book but then I always knew it would be as Cathryn has been one of my favourite contestants on The Great British Bake Off so far.  I think she owns the expression “Oh my giddy…

Fruit and Macadamia Nut Cookies from John Whaite Bakes At Home.

Last weekend my village had a yard sale and I usually bake a couple of batches of cookies and flapjacks to sell on a stall. I had my eye on the Apple and Macadamia Nut Cookies in John Whaite’s latest book John Whaite Bakes At Home and wanted to bake them from the Breakfasts chapter…