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Cranberry and orange hot cross buns

Hot cross buns! Hot cross buns! one a penny, two a penny, Hot cross buns! I’m a big fan of Easter because, well, chocolate and hot cross buns. I love a good breakfast bun and along with French viennoiseries, I’d say hot cross buns would be my absolute favourite way to start the day. I’ve … Read more

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Happy Easter!

When I travel in France, one of the souvenirs I unfailingly haul home is cooking magazines. I don’t buy or subscribe to that many these days but I love to see what’s happening on the French culinary scene.  On my recent trip, as soon as I saw this feature in Marmiton showing how to make … Read more

Glimpses from a long weekend

Yup, it definitely feels like Spring has sprung!  We had apéritifs and TWO meals outdoors over Easter.  Here’s a few glimpses of our long weekend… Mini eggs were eaten… Champagne was consumed… And wine… We ate by candlelight… Ate some cheese… And ate dessert for breakfast… Along with freshly baked cinnamon buns… We made pasta … Read more