Christmas Sourdough Stollen

A traditional German enriched bread for generations, but made from sourdough?  Why not!  Stollen‘s been around for hundreds of years, long before the advent f commercial baking yeast, so I’m just taking this back to it’s roots.  Needless to say, taking the sourdough route takes longer,  so if you could always resort to commercial yeast…

Chelsea Buns – Christmas style!

A little festive twist on the classic recipe makes these Chelsea buns a nice addition to the Christmas table. Use any mix of dried fruit – I found equal amounts of raisins, cranberries and chopped dried apricots worked a treat Makes about 12 Ingredients 200g Dried Fruit – any festive selection of your choice, or…

Yorkshire Brack or Tea Loaf

This is an old family recipe of Yorkshire Brack, or Tea Loaf, which was served cold, sliced and buttered with a fresh cup of tea.  A really easy recipe to make, it contains no fat at all.  My main reeason for making this was as a preparation for a Ginger Brack recipe, which will be…