Category Archives: breakfast

Vegan fruitcake

First cab off the rank for my festive baking! Rich, boozy fruitcake is a favourite around the holidays. Enjoy it with a cup of tea on a chilly afternoon, with a warm sweet sauce for dessert or with coffee for … Continue reading

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Risengrød – Danish rice pudding

I have been meaning to make rice pudding forever. It was always one of my favourite desserts as a kid, and the Danish variation of sprinkling it with cinnamon sugar and topping it with butter was intriguing to me. I … Continue reading

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Yeasted waffles

Deliciously sweet waffles with a crisp exterior and a light and fluffy interior, this is a breakfast treat that comes together quickly and easily. These are very similar to Belgian Liège waffles, but without the pearl sugar. I also use … Continue reading

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Burnt sugar pumpkin jam

I bought a nice fat pumpkin and was all set to make pie, but then I saw this recipe for pumpkin jam pop up on my feeds and couldn’t resist. I’d never thought of making pumpkin jam before, didn’t even … Continue reading

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Vanilla ricotta bread

Recipe adapted from Dancing Veggies. It’s soft and fluffy, sweet and rich and makes the best toast with butter and jam for breakfast! Makes 1 medium loaf, approx. 25cm (10″) long x 10cm (4″) wide Active time: 20 minutes Rising … Continue reading

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Irish treacle and ginger bread

Here’s a scrumptious bread to enjoy for breakfast this weekend. I did a bit of searching and found a site called European Cuisines which aims to share traditional European food with the world. Of course, I can’t speak to the … Continue reading

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Sourdough adventures – English muffins

I first saw this recipe for yeasted English muffins a year and a half ago (!!!) and did the conversions for sourdough and wrote up the recipe… then promptly forgot about them. I have thought about it every now and … Continue reading

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Peach muffins

Soft, moist muffins bursting with fresh fruit. After a long, grey winter of apples, apples, a quick flurry of clementines over the holidays, then back to apples, apples and more apples, it is mind-blowingly fun to go to the grocer’s … Continue reading

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Magdalenas are Spanish cupcakes very similar to French Madeleines. Simple, soft and fluffy cakes that are traditionally eaten for breakfast with a cup of coffee, they also make a great addition to a lunchbox or as an afternoon snack. Magdalenas … Continue reading

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Spiced fruit and nut bars

These luscious snack bars are vegan, loaded with fruit and nuts, sweet and spicy and ever so moreish! Makes 12 Preparation 10 minutes Baking 20 minutes Ingredients 125g (1 cup, spooned and scraped) all-purpose (plain) flour 1 1/2 tsp baking … Continue reading

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