Homemade Belgian Buns

Homemade Belgian Buns - nothing beats a freshly baked iced bun with a cherry on the top. Filled with homemade Lemon Curd & juicy sultanas - so much better than Greggs!

Homemade Belgian Buns – nothing beats a freshly baked iced bun with a cherry on the top. Filled with homemade Lemon Curd & juicy sultanas – so much better than Greggs! One of my favourite treats when I go to a cafe or a bakery is an iced bun, especially if there’s a cherry on …Continue Reading…

Mincemeat Streusel Slice

Mincemeat Streusel Slice - Christmas Mince Pies without the fuss! No rolling out & no fancy stars to cut out. A delicious buttery shortbread traybake with a mincemeat filling & a crumbly almond streusel topping.

Mincemeat Streusel Slice – Christmas Mince Pies without the fuss! No rolling out & no fancy stars to cut out. A delicious buttery shortbread traybake with a mincemeat filling & a crumbly almond streusel topping. Although I love Christmas baking during the build up to the festive season, things can become a bit hectic. This …Continue Reading…

Courgette, Smoked Salmon and Chive Savoury Cake or Cake Salé.

Courgette, Smoked Salmon and Chive Savoury Cake or Cake Salé| Sarah James | http://www.talesfromthekitchenshed.com

I’d never tried cake salé until I came to France. It’s not like a cake at all really as it’s usually baked in a loaf tin and the recipe reads more like a muffin recipe without the sugar. Whilst cake salé is often served as an hors d’oeuvre you’ll find them at  picque-niques and family …Continue Reading…