It’s that time of year again!


Yes, it is that time of year again: Easter! My birthday! Autumn! Impending doom!


Which, when it comes to baking and sweet treats, means Hot Cross Buns and Easter Eggs. I’ve just pulled a tray of Chocolate Hot Cross Buns out of the oven, and boy are they delicious! Continue reading “It’s that time of year again!”

Chocolate Hot Cross Buns

Happy Easter everybody! It’s a gloriously sunny Good Friday here in Auckland. I’m currently recovering from a nasty cold, which I have generously passed on to my husband, so unfortunately neither of us are making the most of the Autumn sun today. What s shame!

True to my word, I decided to make chocolate hot cross buns. Mmmmm, they’re so good! I’m eating mine fresh out of the oven as I type. I wanted to get this recipe up ASAP to remind you that it’s not too late to make hot cross buns! Quick, get in the kitchen and make some, now! You won’t regret it!  Continue reading “Chocolate Hot Cross Buns”

Hot Cross Buns

Easter is approaching! It is now acceptable to eat Hot Cross Buns and Easter Eggs! Yes!!!

I love Hot Cross buns – fruity and spicy, slathered with butter and served warm with a cup of tea, they make for a perfect Autumn snack. I am not much of a purist and also adore chocolate-flavoured Hot Cross Buns… perhaps I’ll try making some of them soon too. Continue reading “Hot Cross Buns”

Homemade White Bread

Hey gang,

Thanks for the lovely welcome to the blogosphere!!! I didn’t expect anyone to see my posts until I told my friends about it, but I was pleasantly surprised to have comments and likes from people who don’t seem to be bots! So much excitement! It totally made up for spending a sunny summer’s day stuck in a dark room staring down a microscope. So thanks 🙂  Continue reading “Homemade White Bread”