Herby Wholemeal Scones

As I mentioned last time, this January is about resetting a few eating habits and trying to rebalance slightly away from ‘belly-enhancing’ and towards ‘nutritious’. To that end, here are some herby wholemeal scones. They’re dead simple, good for your digestive system and an easy fit for any number of healthy meals. They’re still nice…

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Everyday Milk Rolls, Yorkshire’s Soda Bread

I don’t mind admitting that when I first set out to bake these milk rolls I didn’t feel super inspired. I’d been planning on making teacakes, but time was against me and I needed to bake. But, actually, now they’re done and (the remaining six) are waiting to be slathered in butter, I’m quite pleased with…

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Easy Ginger Toffee Apples for Bonfire Night

Toffee Apples complete our trinity of essential Bonfire Night foods. According to Dorothy Hartley in Food in England, toffee apples would have been (understandably) expensive before we started importing large quantities of plantation sugar. “Probably small windfall apples dipped in a toffee of honey and beeswax bedabbled the fairs of St. Batholomew even before sugar, as we…

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