Tag: German Stollen

My Stollen With Almond Paste
Baking and Sweet Endings

“German” Stollen

Making this bread is a tradition and a treat to enjoy on Christmas morning, with coffee, sitting up in bed opening Christmas stockings! It’s not difficult to make and while things are rising, you can decorate your house! For years I’d made two Stollen for the parents of a very good friend.  They were all […]

Blog Post Photo, Candied fruit, Campo de Fiore, Rome, Italy
My Stories

Woes of a Modern Day Baker

Us bakers are gearing up to get baking our Christmas goodies! Aah…I can smell those mince tarts right now! Every time one of my recipes specifies candied fruit I feel so annoyed with what we have available to us here! All we can get these days, at least at retail level, are the chopped up […]

Blog Post Photo, Christmas Baking, Shortbread with Cherry Garnish
My Stories

What Will There Be This Year?

Today is the big day the Christmas cake I make every year for my San Diego cousin has just been mailed off to him! Fingers crossed it arrives safely, or should I say all in one piece, in a few days! And this now to write my list of what Christmas baking I’m going to […]